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Can We Reverse Aging With young blood?

20-Jan-2017

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Interview with Drs. Michael and Irina Conboy of the Department of Bioengineering at UC Berkeley.

Their lab investigates the process of tissue repair throughout the body..

Certain attributes of old blood (e.g. inhibitory molecules) may be responsible for the notable declines in tissue repair associated with the aging process.

The study was published in the Nature Communications journal.

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Ambrosia

Offers young blood plasma transfers after running a trial in 2016-18

Irina Conboy

Professor of Bioengineering at Berkeley University of California.

Michael Conboy

Lecturer in Department of Bioengineering at Berkley University of California.

Nature Communications

Journal covering all topics in physics, chemistry, and biology.