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Telomere extension turns back aging clock in cultured human cells


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Researchers delivered a modified RNA that encodes a telomere-extending protein to cultured human cells. Cell proliferation capacity was dramatically increased, yielding large numbers of cells for study.

The study was published in the FASEB Journal.

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Helen Blau

Leading regenerative medicine biologist at Stanford with a focus on stem cells

John Ramunas

CEO and co-founder of Rejuvenation Technologies Inc

Stanford School of Medicine

Medical school that improves health through discoveries and innovation in health care, education and research.