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The first senolytic drugs to target senescent cells

05-Sep-2017

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Senolytic drugs discovered at Mayo effectively clear senescent cells while leaving normal cells unaffected.

New screening platform identified and confirmed a new category of senolytic drugs - HSP90 inhibitors.

Mayo Clinic testes the effects of senolytic drugs on diseases with a localized accumulation of senescent cells.

Study was published in Nature Communications.

New platform will help to identify additional drugs that target ageing processes more quickly

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