Use of Telomere Length as a Biomarker for Aging

This article (published in 2012, in Curr Trans Geriatr Gerontol Rep) describes the uses and implications for telomere lengths as clinical biomarkers in medicine.

Telomerase and human disease: the beginnings of the ends? Rejuvenation Research 12:333-340, 2009.

Telomerase and human disease: the beginnings of the ends? Rejuvenation Research 12:333-340, 2009.

 

Cells, Aging, and Human Disease

Cells, Aging, and Human Disease is the first book to explore aging all the way from genes to clinical application, analyzing the fundamental cellular changes which underlie human age-related disease. With over 4,000 references, this text explores both the fundamental processes of human aging and the tissue-by-tissue pathology, detailing both breaking research and current state-of-the-art clinical interventions in aging and age-related disease.

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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