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To stay young, kill zombie cells

24-Oct-2017

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Proof-of-concept trials starting that pit senolytic drugs against a range of age-related ailments.

Senescent cells will probably need to be cleared only periodically.

Hit and run delivery could reduce the chance of side effects.

Dispatching most of them is enough to make a difference.

COMMENT: great history of cell senescence and its treatment

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Researcher on different aging related diseases.

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Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Professor of Pediatrics at The Mayo Clinic.

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Morton Goldberg Professor, Johns Hopkins University

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Professor of biogerontology and Biochemist.

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

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Biotechnology company devoted to research of restoring human health