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Experts in the News: Ned David and Nathan LeBrasseur on the removing senescent cells to expand healthspan on The Today Show

Feb 6
2020

Experts in the News: Ned David and Nathan LeBrasseur on the removing senescent cells to expand healthspan on The Today Show View MoreBACK

On February 2, 2020, The Today Show featured insights from AFAR experts Nathaniel “Ned” David, PhD, and Nathan LeBrasseur, PhD, MS, on how removing senescent “zombie” cells can improve the effects of aging and increase healthspan and longevity.

Dr. David is an AFAR board member and a 2017 Honorary Leadership Award recipient. He is also the Co-Founder and President of Unity Biotechnology.

Dr. LeBrasseur is a 2002 Glenn/AFAR Scholarship for Research in the Biology of Aging recipient, and a 2019 Vincent Cristofalo Rising Star Award in Aging Research recipient.  He is also a Consultant, Professor, and Co-Chair of Research in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic.

Watch the segment, “Could ‘Zombie cells’ lead to the Fountain of Youth?here.





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