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Grantee in the News: Ian Lanza’s Research on Age-Related Mitochondrial Function Decline

Jun 11
2015

Grantee in the News: Ian Lanza’s Research on Age-Related Mitochondrial Function Decline View MoreBACK

Research co-authored by 2011 AFAR Research Grant for Junior Faculty Ian Lanza, PhD, was recently published in the May 2015 issue of Aging Cell.

Dr. Lanza and his collaborators looked at the effect of the dietary supplement, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), on improving the decline of age-related mitochondrial function in mice.  The team found that EPA, which is found in fish oil, may help to improve mitochondrial protein quality in older mice that have already shown signs of decline.

Read the full article here.

Ian Lanza, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic.

Learn more about the importance of the mitochondria in aging research in the Biology of Aging center of InfoAging.org here.





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