Longevity and the Benefits of Fasting

by Rima Martin Fun Fact: an article in Cell Stem Cell, published by Elsevier’s Cell Press, found that a simple dietary intervention — periodic fasting — may combat both chemotherapy-induced and aging-related changes in immune cell function by replenishing stem cells in the blood. There is hardly a person on this planet who does not […]

The MMTP introduces Professor Judith Campisi, of the Buck Institute.

Judith Campisi got her B.A. in Chemistry in 1974 and Ph.D. in Biochemistry in 1979 from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed her postdoctoral training at the Harvard Medical School in 1982. She initially joined the Boston University Medical School, and moved onto the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as a […]

The Two Faces of Aging: Cancer and Cellular Senescence

Author: Adam Alonzi Aging, inflammation, cancer, and cellular senescence are all intimately interconnected. Deciphering the nature of each thread is a tremendous task, but must be done if preventative and geriatric medicine ever hope to advance. A one dimensional analysis simply will not suffice. Without a strong understanding of the genetic, epigenetic, intercellular, and intracellular […]