Development of effective biomarkers of age lays the foundation for efficient preclinical and clinical evaluation of potential healthspan-extending interventions," says Franco Cortese, co-author of the paper and Deputy Director of the Biogerontology
The study examining 6,318 adults over the age of 50 of all ethnicities, education levels and health backgrounds, was published in Cell Metabolism and authored by Valter Longo, professor of biogerontology
at the USC Davis School of Gerontology and director of the USC Longevity Institute.
Repeated exposures to UVB induce differentiation rather than senescence of human keratinocytes lacking p16INK-4A," Biogerontology
Ksiazek, "Specificity of cytochemical and fluorescence methods of senescence-associated [beta]-galactosidase detection for ageing driven by replication and time," Biogerontology
Zhavoronkov is the director and a trustee of the Biogerontology
Research Foundation, a UK-based think tank supporting aging research worldwide, and is the founder of the International Aging Research Portfolio, a curated knowledge management system for aging research.
An emerging debate in biogerontology
, the discipline investigating biological causes and the evolutionary history of aging, as well as in philosophy, centers on technologies that promise "radical life extension".
says Valter Longo, professor of biogerontology
at the University of Southern California, Davis, and director of the USC Longevity Institute.
In The Ageless Generation, Alex Zhavoronkov, PhD, a director of the Biogerontology
Research Foundation, a UK-based think tank, offers a look at how biomedical advances that combat aging may also affect the global economy.
Davis) presents this textbook on biogerontology
for students with an experimental biology focus.
George, DNA double-strand breaks in mouse kidney cells with age, Biogerontology
, 2: 261-270.
Nehlin and Torben Barington, "Strategies for future histocompatible stem cell therapy," Biogerontology
, 10, 4 (2009): 339; Marcel Leist et al.
Approximately 50 papers are grouped under the headings of biogerontology
, clinical perspective, and socio-cultural perspective.