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Living Forever


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Review of current thinking from the Massachusetts General Hospital - the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.

Experiments with model organisms have delayed age-related diseases by replenishing stem cells, protecting telomeres and cleaning out senescent cells.

Targeting Aging with Metformin (TAME) trial will study observed reduction in mortality using diabetes drug.

Rapamycin was shown to extend the lives of mice by roughly 10%.

Foods you find at the supermarket could tweak their products’ composition in ways that promote longevity.

Human life span also depends on lifestyle, relationships, environment, psychology and exercise.

The studies were published in the Science, PubMed Central and Cell journals.

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Scientific journal publishing research from many disciplines within the life sciences


Calico’s vice president of aging research.


Associate Professor at University of Lausanne.


Director of the Division of Aging Biology at the National Institute on Aging


Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus in Gerontology, Psychology, and Public Health at University of Georgia.


Professor at Washington University.


Director, Institute for Research in Biomedicine


Founding director of the Institute for Aging Research.


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Professor of Public Health at University of Illinois at Chicago.


Peer-reviewed academic online journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)


Center for cancer research, including diagnosis and treatments.