I take about a dozen different pills for longevity. There is some evidence behind each of them, but what we really don’t know is how they interact.
Our group studies the immune system, with the goal of figuring out new therapies for cancer.
Despite the successes in gene discovery of the past 10 years, our knowledge of the combined contribution of all genetic variants is too limited for embryo editing.
A major component of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine’s Human Gene-Editing Initiative is an international summit to take place December 1-3 in Washington, D.C. Co-hosted with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the U.K.’s Royal Society,...
Ten years ago, a team lead by Irina Conboy at the University of California at Berkeley showed something remarkable: if you take old cells and put them in a young environment, you effectively rejuvenate them.
There is no physical necessity for aging. Analogies to wearing out and to chemical corrosion are flawed and misguided.
The raw statistics are quite promising; a study that found occasionally donating blood (every three years) is associated with a 50% drop in cardiovascular disease in men. This study finds a 40% reduction in cardiovascular risk, after adjusting for other differences between donor and non-donor groups. a study that found occasionally donating blood (every three years) is associated with a 50% drop in cardiovascular disease in men.
The Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge offers cash prizes and free entrepreneur mentorship in a competition open to all university students around the world who want to design products and services which optimize long life for us all.
Get up and dance and fight cancer while you are doing it!
My lab is interested in understanding how the DNA damage response is regulated specifically at telomeric DNA.