We've all heard the terminology. "Age-related disease." "The diseases of aging." "The diseases of old age." But what do we mean by them? What is the connection between aging and heart disease, or cancer, or Alzheimer's? And how is SENS Research Foundation targeting that connection to prevent and cure these diseases?
"Reprogramming" of adult differentiated cells into pluripotent stem cells is an exciting method in biology that holds enormous promise for rejuvenation biotechnology. Now, for the first time, Dr. Su-Chun Zhang and coworkers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have successfully generated neurons from reprogrammed nonhuman primate cells, transplanted them back into the same animal's brain, and seen them successfully and cleanly integrate into the local tissue.