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21st Century Cures Act

The 21st Century Cures Act was recently approved by the House 51-0. Next Stop: U.S. Senate This is a major step in advancing the translation of basic science to clinical applications, with implications for aging R&D. Selections from the web … Continue reading

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Do you ever buy things?

Dear GRG Member, Do you ever buy things? Will you support the creation of aging solutions by buying them on Amazon? It won’t cost you anything! A FEW items you can buy on Amazon — Books, Appliances, Apps, Games, Automotive, … Continue reading

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Scientists successfully edit human immune-system T cells

Dear GRG Member, An advance toward aging interventions. Scientists successfully edit human immune-system T cells The CRISPR/Cas9 system makes it possible to easily and inexpensively edit genetic information in virtually any organism. T cells, which circulate in the blood, are … Continue reading

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2 of 2 Quantification of biological aging in young adults / Measuring the pace of biological aging

How Quickly Are You Growing Old? Measuring the pace of biological aging in young people could someday help prevent age-related diseases Wall Street Journal Samathi Reddy July 13, 2013 Highlights Daniel Belsky is first author and assistant professor of medicine … Continue reading

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1 of 2 Quantification of biological aging in young adults / Measuring the pace of biological aging

Study published in PNAS. Quantification of biological aging in young adults Highlights Significance The global population is aging, driving up age-related disease morbidity. Antiaging interventions are needed to reduce the burden of disease and protect population productivity. Young people are … Continue reading

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Scientists discover key driver of human aging — Findings on premature aging syndrome could lead to way of slowing or reversing aging process

Salk Institute for Biological Studies News Release Scientists discover key driver of human aging Findings on premature aging syndrome could lead to way of slowing or reversing aging process Some highlights: Salk team was lead by Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte … Continue reading

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Straight Talk About The Realities of Growing Old

Johnny Adams CEO / Executive Director Carl I. Bourhenne Medical Research Foundation Gerontology Research Group The good years of our lives — the healthy ones, when we’re feeling great and loving life, we’re productive, happy to be alive and able … Continue reading

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