Judith Campisi has been a leading figure in the biology of aging since the early 1990s, when her research on the basic mechanisms of cancer revealed an unexpected finding—that cells enter a phase known as senescence that prevents them from becoming cancerous. More than 25 years later, the insight has led to a new kind of drug that may slow or modestly reverse human aging.
Drug to clear ‘zombie cells’ from body could be first anti-ageing treatment after ‘impressive’ human trial
A drug to fight ageing may finally be on the horizon after the first trial in humans showed ‘impressive’ results. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2019/01/08/drug-clear-zombie-cells-body-could-first-anti-ageing-treatment
The lab-grown eggs were not advanced enough for fertilization, but researchers say this next step in the future of reproduction could arrive soon https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/scientists-create-immature-human-eggs-out-blood-cells-first-time-180970388
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