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March 21st: Today's Alzheimer's Disease Webinar Cancelled

Mar 21
2013

March 21st: Today's Alzheimer's Disease Webinar Cancelled

The AFAR webinar scheduled for today, March 21, 2013 at 3pm has been cancelled. The webinar will be rescheduled, more information coming soon.


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Grantees in the News: David Sinclair, PhD, Talks with NPR about Sirtuin Pathways

Mar 13
2013

Grantees in the News: David Sinclair, PhD, Talks with NPR about Sirtuin Pathways

On March 8, David Sinclair, PhD, appeared on NPR to discuss his recent findings on the genetic pathway by which a compound found in wine works to “defend against the diseases of aging.” The compound, resveratrol, has been observed to protect obese mice from disease as they aged. Now Dr. Sinclair and his team have demonstrated how resveratrol is connected to cell metabolism and inflammation, which in turn can impact the development of age-related disease. Their findings were published in the journal Science on March 8. Dr. Sinclair also discussed the relationship of the basic biological processes of aging and…


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