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Can we treat the ageing process or not? That's the question

02-Jan-2020

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By 2050 the global population age 65 and older is projected to nearly triple, to 1.5 billion.

Geroscience seeks to understand the relationship between aging, disease, and quality of life.

Clinical trials are looking at whether metformin will slow the rate of chronic diseases in older people.

Treating older adults with TOR inhibitors can reduce the rate of age-related respiratory infections.

In 2050 it might be possible to treat your senescent cells or your autophagy by visiting primary care doctor.

John Newman, UCSF asst prof & Buck Institute researcher, explains upcoming ageing interventions

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Independent biomedical research institute focused on aging

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Geriatrician, basic science researcher, and educator at the Buck Institute and the UCSF