Monthly Archives: May 2014

[GRG] Don’t Live Next to an Airport Landing Runway

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:  I lived directly under the LAX landing path for three years. I’m so glad I moved to be near by UCLA.  Fine particle dust from jet engines can destroy … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] What successes have there been in the creation of aging therapies?

Maybe I’m naive, but I would have thought that the very fact there are no successful anti-aging therapies to speak of would be all the incentive that donors should need! On Sun, Jun 1, 2014 at 12:02 AM, John M. … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] What successes have there been in the creation of aging therapies?

On 05/31/2014 03:02 PM, John M. “Johnny” Adams wrote: > One of my expert fundraising consultants asked “What successes have there > been in the creation of aging therapies?” > > Donors will ask this question. We need compelling answers. … Continue reading

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[GRG] Regenerative Med: 3D printing of blood vessels

http://ift.tt/1nQACJ6 vAbstract (Regenerative Med: Better method of 3D printing for blood vessels.) Hydrogel bioprinted microchannel networks for vascularization of tissue engineering constructs Luiz E. Bertassoni,abc Martina Cecconi,bc Vijayan Manoharan,bc Mehdi Nikkhah,bc Jesper Hjortnaes,bc Ana Luiza Cristino,bc Giada Barabaschi,bc Danilo Demarchi,d … Continue reading

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[GRG] What successes have there been in the creation of aging therapies?

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[GRG] NewAbs: Wild Type Human Gene Knockout Project

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:  Human Gene Knockout project… — Steve Coles   NEWS FOCUS: The Hunt for Missing GenesSummary: Daniel MacArthur is intrigued by the prospect that hidden in the human population are … Continue reading

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[GRG] Regenerative med: CIRM OKs $20M toward Studies of Spinal Cord Injury, HIV Therapies

http://ift.tt/RM8HgQ studies-of-spinal-cord-injury-hiv-therapies/81249927/ Regenerative med: CIRM OKs $20M toward Studies of Spinal Cord Injury, HIV Therapies California’s state stem-cell agency has approved a total of nearly $20 million in grants toward trials to assess a potential treatment for spinal cord injuries, … Continue reading

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[GRG] Regenerative med: organized germ layers from a single mouse embryonic stem cell

http://ift.tt/1hk0f4U. html (Regenerative med: self organization of three germ layers from a single cell possible. Mechanical and cell to cell interactions crucial). Generation of organized germ layers from a single mouse embryonic stem cell Yeh-Chuin Poh, Junwei Chen, Ying Hong, … Continue reading

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[GRG] Regenerative Med: autologous stem cells can be rejected, but self-tolerance can be induced

http://ift.tt/1mS0OSC. html (Regenerative Med: even autologous stem cells can be rejected, but partially differentiating them makes the immune system of the recipient more tolerant.) Transplanted terminally differentiated induced pluripotent stem cells are accepted by immune mechanisms similar to self-tolerance Patricia … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Canadian retirement planner, Michael Nuschke on perception of aging in Canada

Considering the number and the scale of recent biomedical advances, there is a good chance that everyone who can live another decade or two will be able to live to 120. How productive will they be is another question? Scientists … Continue reading

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