A human trial of NMN has recently concluded, and the results are not impressive at all; however, this is perfectly fine because that was not the purpose of the study, and, despite the lackluster results, the study was a success! This might sound strange, but perhaps the words of the study authors may make it…

A team of researchers from the University of Sheffield in the UK has identified a protein that plays a key role in the development of atherosclerosis, the leading cause of death worldwide. The trouble with Tribbles 1 Researchers have demonstrated for the first time that the protein known as Tribbles 1 (TRIB1) is expressed by…

A recent open-access study published in Cell Stem Cell has shown that excluding Oct4 from the OSKM cocktail reduces epigenetic aberrations and off-target gene activation. Induced pluripotency and Yamanaka factors Pluripotent stem cells are cells that can become other cell types in the body; during natural development, they create differentiated stem cells and ultimately somatic…

LEAF president Keith Comito has appeared on the Geekdom101 Podcast with Big D from Superfriends, KLB, and World of Geekdom. This show explores the world of geek culture, video games, and science, and it recently gave Keith the opportunity to come and talk about aging research and the work that Lifespan.io/LEAF is doing. This interview…

A team of researchers, including renowned geneticist Professor George Church, has published a new paper demonstrating the mitigation of multiple age-related diseases using a multi-target gene therapy. Treating multiple age-related diseases at once George Church is a very prominent figure in genetics and aging research, and he created quite a stir last year when he…

The LEAF Scientific Advisory Board has grown recently with the addition of Dr. Natasha Vita-More, who may be a familiar name to many of our readers. Natasha is an extremely active public figure and science advocate and educator, and we are very pleased to welcome her to the SAB. Natasha is an author, humanitarian, and…

A new paper explores adjusting the types of bacteria in the gut as a potential way to improve health in older people. The microbiome The gut microbiome is a fascinating and diverse ecosystem filled with a myriad of bacteria, archaea, protists, fungi, and viruses that interact with each other and our bodies in diverse and…

Dr. Greg Fahy, Chief Scientific Officer of Intervene Immune, has recently appeared on The Damage Report, a news and current events show that is part of The Young Turks (TYT) network. Hosts John Iadarola and Brooke Thomas talked with Dr. Fahy about the recent positive results of his company’s human clinical trial for thymus rejuvenation….

This is the final talk that we are releasing from Ending Age-Related Diseases 2019, our highly successful two-day conference that featured talks from leading researchers and investors, bringing them together to discuss the future of aging and rejuvenation biotechnology. João Pedro de Magalhães of the University of Liverpool discussed the genetic basis of aging and…

A new publication by an international team of scientists has proposed a new healthcare framework to help older people stay healthier for longer by improving the development of therapies that target age-related diseases. Society is aging, and we need to change healthcare for the better This new publication urges World Health Organization (WHO), governments, and…

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