Telomeres and the aging cell: Implications for human health?

Recent research has shown that inserting a gene for the protein component of telomerase into senescent human cells reextends their telomeres to lengths typical of young cells, and the cells then display all the other identifiable characteristics of young, healthy cells...

Telomeres, cancer, and aging: altering the human lifespan

Population projections of the aging global society and its fiscal and social impact have depended on assumptions regarding the human life span...

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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