Monthly Archives: November 2013

[GRG] Meetings in New York, Princeton, and Washington DC

Dear Colleagues, We will be traveling in New York, Princeton and Washington DC on December 7 – 16, and we would be delighted to give invited lectures on aging and longevity there: http://longevity-science.org/invited_talks. htmlFeel free to contact us, if interested! … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] hypoxia – new treatment for spine injuries – American Academy of Neurology

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-11/aaon-rdp112113.php Contact: Rachel Seroka rseroka@aan.com 612-928-6129 American Academy of Neurology Researchers discover promising new treatment to help people with spine injuries walk better MINNEAPOLIS – Scientists may have found a new treatment that can help people with spinal cord injuries … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] nanoparticle pills to replace injections, method – MIT

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-11/miot-pot112613.php Contact: Sarah McDonnell s_mcd@mit.edu 617-253-8923 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Pills of the future: Nanoparticles CAMBRIDGE, MA — Drugs delivered by nanoparticles hold promise for targeted treatment of many diseases, including cancer. However, the particles have to be injected into … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] rescuer for PTEN – M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-11/uotm-mar112713.php 27-Nov-2013 [ Print | E-mail ] Share Share [ Close Window ] Contact: Scott Merville smerville@mdanderson.org 713-792-0661 University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center MD Anderson researchers identify a rescuer for vital tumor- suppressor Enzyme intervenes when cancer-fighting … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] GSA meeting in New Orleans, Nov. 23, 7:00 PM

Dear Leonid: Thanks for accommodating Johnny Adams & me at the last minute to tell our colleagues about our recently formed (June, 2013) Geroscience Healthspan Forum. You mentioned that you had some specific ideas on how to increase human healthspan. … Continue reading

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[GRG] Coles Gone Till Sunday

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:I’m on my way to Utah for Thanksgiving and back on Sunday.  In my absence, please feel free to post breaking news. — Steve ColesL. Stephen Coles, M.D., Ph.D., Co-Founder … Continue reading

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[GRG] NewAbs: Mechanism behind Blood Stem Cells’ Longevity at U. Penn

Clive: FYI. — Steve Coles At 01:06 PM 11/26/2013, GRG wrote: http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/researchers-penn-uncover- Mechanism-behind-Blood-Stem-Cells-Longevity “Researchers at Penn Uncover Mechanism Behind Blood Stem Cells’ Longevity” Media Contact: Evan Lerner elerner@upenn.edu 215-573-6604   November 25, 2013; The blood stem cells that live in bone … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] 23andMe ordered to stop selling saliva collection kit – White House Petititon

Brody, I largely agree with your assessment, except for the intolerance for erroneous information. In this case and others like it, the need outweighs the risks such that any data is likely to be better than none. Unfortunately misinformation in … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Diagnostics on Demand – DARPA

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-articles/modern-microfluidics-via-lab- on-a-chip/5063/ Nov 15, 2013 (Vol. 33, No. 20) Modern Microfluidics via Lab-on-a-Chip From our November 15 issue: Platforms that manage microscale and nanoscale fluid flows effectively bring the laboratory to the patient’s bedside (or anywhere else). Josh P. Roberts … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] mechanism behind blood stem cells’ longevity – U. Penn.

http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/researchers-penn-uncover- mechanism-behind-blood-stem-cells-longevity Researchers at Penn Uncover Mechanism Behind Blood Stem Cells’ Longevity facebook twitter google print email Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573- 6604November 25, 2013 The blood stem cells that live in bone marrow are at the top … Continue reading

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