Tag: Aging

Biologist Vera Gorbunova to lead 5-year project on longevity

Biologist Vera Gorbunova to lead 5-year project on longevity

April 23, 2014

A $9.5 million grant from the National Institute on Aging will support research into the factors responsible for longevity in various species of long-lived rodents, with the goal of developing treatments to improve the aging process in people.

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Blood test predicts Alzheimer’s risk

Blood test predicts Alzheimer’s risk

March 10, 2014

Once commercialized, a blood test required to detect the lipids in question would likely cost less than $200.

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