Category: Geroscience Course

Geroscience Course: Pharmacological manipulation of aging

The Lithgow lab at the Buck Institute focuses on discovering pharmacological interventions that can delay certain effects of aging or prevent them altogether. Interventions under investigation include synthetic compounds, natural products, and normal metabolites found in humans.

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The Aging Brain: Synaptic Regulation and Aging

Our brain is constantly changing, adjusting to the environment based on input. At the same time, there seems to be mechanisms in place to resist change. At the junctions between neurons and their targets, known as “synapses”,...

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