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Senolytics - Getting rid of faulty cells in body

02-Sep-2019

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Senolytics is an emerging area of anti-ageing medicine.

As we age faulty cells that are also known as senescent cells proliferate inside our bodies.

Release inflammatory substances that cause healthy cells to age and damage tissues.

Several animal trials and a few human trials have given promising results.

This field's potential is huge, but there are lots of unknown things about senolytics to be discovered.

Aims to prolong the healthspan as well as the lifespan

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Mayo Clinic

Non-profit American academic medical center focused on health care, education, and research

Ming Xu

Assistant Professor of Genetics and Genome Sciences at UConn Center on Aging

Sebastian Grönke

Postdoc at Max-Planck Insftitute for Biology of Ageing.