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Board Member in the News: Steven Austad on how telomeres length in Medium’s One Zone

Dec 18
2019

Board Member in the News: Steven Austad on how telomeres length in Medium’s One Zone View MoreBACK

On December 5, 2019, Medium.com’s OneZero featured insights from AFAR expert Steven N. Austad, PhD, in an article on “anti-aging” treatments claiming to lengthen telomeres to increase healthspan. Dr. Austad explains how is no research-based evidence that lengthening telomeres can increase healthspan.

Dr. Austad is AFAR’s Scientific Director. He is also a distinguished professor and Chair of the Department of Biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, as well as Co Principle-Investigator of the Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging Coordinating Center.

Read the article, “Scientists Dodge FDA to Offer a $1 Million Anti-Aging Treatment in Colombia,” here.





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