Monthly Archives: August 2014

[GRG] synthetic amino acid enhances drug potency

http://ift.tt/1nfVIhw Contact: Nik Papageorgiou n.papageorgiou@epfl.ch 41-216-932-105 Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne A new synthetic amino acid for an emerging class of drugs One of the greatest challenges in modern medicine is developing drugs that are highly effective against a target, … Continue reading

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[GRG] longevity factor identified for the naked mole rat

http://ift.tt/1ti4mmK SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 29, 2014) — Scientists at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, part of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, have found another secret of longevity in the … Continue reading

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[GRG] Expansion of Human Stem and Progenitor Cells w/o genetic modification

http://ift.tt/1fFUUNj 105525 Expansion of Human and Murine Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells Ex Vivo without Genetic Modification Using MYC and Bcl-2 Fusion Proteins Gregory A. Bird, Avital Polsky, Patricia Estes, Teri Hanlon, Haley Hamilton, John J. Morton, Jonathan Gutman, Antonio … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] NewAbs: Supercentenarian Blood from Holland

Greetings, A few minor clarifications: 1. Guinness World Records later accepted the Maria Capovilla case as born Sept 14 1889 and living (as of Dec 9 2005), so Hendrikje Van Andel-Schipper was later revised to second-oldest in the world. 2. … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] BDSM Congress, University of Oxford, September 15th

Louis, Registration is free. Confused kinkers do not get the link and there is a humorous side to it so that the scientists could later joke about attending the BDSM congress. It will also impress the reviewers of grant and … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Editorial: Why Should Aging Be Considered a Weak Force?

Steve, I hope you are feeling better than last time you wrote. The GRG-list seems to have “gone to sleep” in recent weeks. (Come on Members; participate!) I have a couple of brief comments on a couple of your statements … Continue reading

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[GRG] Editorial: Why Should Aging Be Considered a Weak Force?

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:”Compared with Growth and Development, Aging (Entropy) Is a Comparatively Weak Force”Summary:1. If aging is a stochastic (time random), inevitable (inexorable), constant (continuous), relentless process that chips away at us … Continue reading

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