The next edition of Journal Club will be on March 1st, 2018 at 13:00 EST/18:00 UK live on our Facebook page.

And yes, we know it’s the February edition of the club and it’s airing in March but we could not broadcast sooner due to things happening at Cooper Union beyond our control, will we do next club a bit earlier to keep it in the right month and avoid confusion.

Anyway, the topic for the show will be the new publication by Dr. Maria Blasco which demonstrates the reversal of pulmonary fibrosis in an excellent new mouse model of the disease. This is an important step forward for the potential treatment of fibrosis as currently there are no effective cures for this disease.


Povedano, J. M., Martinez, P., Serrano, R., Tejera, Á., Gómez-López, G., Bobadilla, M., … & Blasco, M. A. (2018). Therapeutic effects of telomerase in mice with pulmonary fibrosis induced by damage to the lungs and short telomeres. eLife7, e31299.

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