Science Magazine references studies by Longevity Institute’s Caleb Finch. “Finch says, ‘I think [air pollution] will turn out to be just the same as tobacco—there’s no safe threshold.'”
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USC News notes study by Longevity Institute’s Valter Longo. The genetic mutation, which causes Laron syndrome, seems to be protective against age-dependent cognitive decline.
USC Dornsife features research by Associate Director of the Longevity Institute, John Tower. “Many of the illnesses related to oxidative stress have different prevalence rates between men and women,” he said. “For instance, Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes-related heart disease affects more women than men, while
Merz announced that Longevity Institute’s Valter Longo was appointed the 2016 Friedrich Merz Guest Professorship.
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) features Longevity Institute’s Mara Mather as a speaker at their conference in Heidelberg, Germany.
ScienceDaily referenced a study involving Longevity Institute’s Laura Perin. “‘[T]his system will facilitate studies of human kidney development, providing a novel tool for renal regeneration and bioengineering purposes,’ says principal investigator Laura Perin, PhD, co-director of CHLA [Children’s Hospital Los Angeles]’s GOFARR Laboratory for Organ Regenerative
USC News recognized a study by Longevity Institute’s Pinchas Cohen, dean of the USC Davis School of Gerontology. Cohen states: “The findings are an important advance that will be ripe for rapid translation into drug development for diseases of aging.”
USC News noted a study by Longevity Institute’s Hooman Allayee. “The study represents one of the first female-specific genetic associations for heart disease,” Allayee said. “Women who carried a variant of the CPS1 gene had about a 12 percent decreased risk for heart disease. But