Monthly Archives: August 2014

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

On Fri, 29 Aug 2014, Alexander Zhavoronkov wrote: > Dear Friends, > > Now that the Rejuvenation Biotechnology conference is over, it is time to > update the calendars and look at the other exciting events. > > If you … Continue reading

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

Dear Friends, Now that the Rejuvenation Biotechnology conference is over, it is time to update the calendars and look at the other exciting events.  If you happen to be in Oxford on September 15th, please consider attending the first Big … Continue reading

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[GRG] NewAbs: Supercentenarian Blood from Holland

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:        Supercentenarian blood from Holland… — Steve Coles “In Old Blood: The Body of a Supercentenarian Expands Science’s Appreciation for the Physiological Limits of Aging”by Jef Akst HENDRIKJE AND … Continue reading

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[GRG] Electric current to brain boosts memory

http://ift.tt/1mZRVEQ Electric current to brain boosts memory: May help treat memory disorders from stroke, Alzheimer’s, brain injury Date: August 28, 2014 Source: Northwestern University Summary: Stimulating a region in the brain via non-invasive delivery of electrical current using magnetic pulses, … Continue reading

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[GRG] Ebola: ZMapp efficacy update

http://ift.tt/1wu2eud > A Liberian doctor with Ebola [Dr. Abraham Borbor, deputy chief medical doctor at Liberia’s largest hospital] who was given ZMapp — the same experimental drug given to two infected Americans — has died, officials said Monday. > > … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Scientists grow thymus in an animal from cells created in lab

I thought this was incredible news, not just because it’s a whole lab-grown organ but because of thymic involution and the role of the thymus in aging. If anyone more expert than me could comment… Best, Henry

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[GRG] Scientists grow thymus in an animal from cells created in lab

http://ift.tt/1wsfzDj Scientists grow an organ in an animal from cells created in lab Date: August 25, 2014 University of Edinburgh Summary: Scientists have grown a fully functional organ from transplanted laboratory-created cells in a living animal for the first time. … Continue reading

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