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Board Member in the News: Nir Barzilai on the TAME trial in Wall Street Pit

Sep 1
2017

Board Member in the News: Nir Barzilai on the TAME trial in Wall Street Pit View MoreBACK

On August 27, 2017, The Wall Street Pit featured 1997 Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging scholar, 1994 AFAR Research Grant recipient, and AFAR Deputy Scientific Director Nir Barzilai, MD.

The article, A Potential Anti-Aging Pill Promises to Extend Life For 5 Cents a Pop, highlights the AFAR-managed TAME trial and the significant efficacy Metformin has proven in past studies. 

The article also features Dr. Barzilai’s 2014 TEDTalk: How to die young at a very old age.

Read the full Wall Street Pit article here.

Nir Barzilai, MD is the Director of the Institute for Aging Research and the Director of the Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Biology of Aging at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.


For more information on TAME, please see our TAME FAQ page here and watch Dr. Barzilai’s recently released TEDMED talk here.





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