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A must-read editorial from @VictorDzau, Elizabeth Finkelman , Celynne Balatbat, @EricVerdin, and Roderic Pettigrew in @ScienceTM​ on the need to accelerate #aging science to achieve healthy #longevity worldwide https://stm.sciencemag.org/content/12/566/eabd3816.full

Hot off the Buck blog press! As the world gets a crash course on #virology, Buck scientists have been using #CRISPR technology to make viruses weaker and less infectious. Read the background story from lead scientist Marius Walter here! https://www.buckinstitute.org/blog/driving-that-gene-mutations-are-seen-spreading-a-new-trait-through-a-viral-population/

Feeling stiff with age? So do ovaries! Read new, exciting work by #CRLE Professor #FrancescaDuncan @NUDuncanLab linking #ovarian fibrosis to changes in #collagen and #hyaluron with age. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/acel.13259

Join us next Wed 10/21 for our symposium "Mechanisms of declining protective immunity despite heightened chronic inflammation during aging" Chaired by @DrEmilyGoldberg! Speakers Dawn Bowdish, Mladen Jergovic, Elsa Bou Ghanem, and Dan Winer!

Read a great overview of how #COVID19 challenges the #aging #immunesystem and the possibility of anti-aging drug candidates to boost immune response. @EricVerdin talks #senescence! https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-02856-7