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Drugs – rapamycin

Treatments

#10 – Matt Kaeberlein, Ph.D.: rapamycin and dogs — man’s best friends? — living longer, healthier lives and turning back the clock on aging and age-related diseases

“I believe that rigorously demonstrating that we can increase healthspan and lifespan in pet dogs will be a huge step toward gaining the support and credibility that the field needs.” —Matt Kaeberlein

Aging

#09 – David Sabatini, M.D., Ph.D.: rapamycin and the discovery of mTOR — the nexus of aging and longevity?

“It’s the happenstance of science that makes it interesting.” —David Sabatini

Aging

Robin Williams, Globalism on the brink, rapamycin and lifespan

I think seeing a picture of Robin this week on Lance Armstrong’s Instagram page got me thinking about him. I still remember exactly where I was the moment I found out about his death.

Understanding science

Studying Studies: Part V – power and significance

Studies can be statistically powerful and significant, but practically weak and meaningless (and vice versa).

Aging

Back to the future

The most interesting paper I (re-)read this week was “Twenty-five years of mTOR: Uncovering the link from nutrients to growth,” by my buddy David Sabatini.

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