Items Tagged ‘James L. Kirkland’

November 22, 2011 · Leave a Comment

A Struggle for Financing After a Promising Discovery

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The discovery that aging can be delayed in mice is just the kind of experiment one might suppose would be supported by the National Institutes of Health, the government agency that spends $30 billion a year on financing biomedical research. So after Mayo Clinic researchers discovered they could delay degeneration of the tissues in a […]

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Tags: aging, James L. Kirkland


November 22, 2011 · Leave a Comment

In Body’s Shield Against Cancer, a Culprit in Aging May Lurk

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Until recently, few people gave much thought to senescent cells. They are cells that linger in the body even after they have lost the ability to divide. But on Nov. 2, in what could be a landmark experiment in the study of aging, researchers at the Mayo Clinic reported that if you purge the body […]

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Tags: James L. Kirkland, Jan M. van Deursen


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