In the media: Autophagy, APOE4 and amyloid alternatives

Had your curiosity piqued by our recent autophagy articles? Learn even more about this essential cellular process over at LEAF science!

autophagyarticlesover at LEAF science

Human trials of NMN, the NAD precursor found to slow aging in mice via sirtuin activation, begin this month. Cosmos goes in depth here.

begin this monthhere

Disappointing therapeutics based on the amyloid hypothesis have led Alzheimer’s researchers to explore alternatives, including targeting neuroinflammation, epigenetic alterations and lasers. Meanwhile, with nowhere else to turn, carriers of AD-associated APOE4 scour the internet and trade tips for fighting the disease on their own.

amyloid hypothesisalternatives,epigenetic alterationsscour the internet and trade tips

Read about wunderkind and anti-aging funder Laura Deming’s remarkable path from Cynthia Kenyon’s lab to Longevity Fund in this interview from TechCrunch.

this interview from TechCrunchTegan McCaslin

Tegan has an eclectic academic background and writes about science and people here and elsewhere on the web.


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