Aging and Disease: 2.2 - Cell Senescence, Telomeres

Date posted: 05.04.2018

Everyone seems to “know” that telomeres have something to do with aging. The internet even has pop-up ads about foods that lengthen your telomeres, with the unstated assumption that will make your ...

Aging and Disease: 2.1 - Cell senescence, Why Cells Divide

Date posted: 27.03.2018

Why do some people age faster than others? We’ve all seen people – high school reunions come to mind – who have the same chronological age, but different biological ages: with the same “age” ...

Aging and Disease: 2.0 - Cell senescence, Perspective

Date posted: 20.03.2018

Most of us – when we think of cells at all – seldom appreciate that the idea of a “cell” is a modern idea, not quite two centuries old. One of the tenets of cell theory is that cells are the â ...

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Michael B. Fossel, M.D., Ph.D. (born 1950, Greenwich, Connecticut) was a professor of clinical medicine at Michigan State University for almost 30 years...

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