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How cellular senescence could help stop the scourge of Alzheimer’s, cancer and other chronic diseases

$27 million in federal grants propels the Buck’s pioneering research in cellular senescence as the NIH looks to research in...

Moving our body changes our brain. More evidence that exercise (even simple #walking) improves brain health in the elderly. Study shows activity reduces pro-inflammatory microglial states in humans. https://www.jneurosci.org/content/early/2021/11/11/JNEUROSCI.1483-21.2021 #brainhealth

Human heart muscle cells don’t multiply after birth, but scientists @HopkinsMedicine have new evidence in mice that manipulating certain nerve cells might trigger formation of new muscle; a promising discovery for restoring function after #heartattacks. https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/936225

@SAngeli_PhD research @BuckInstitute "Determine if use of the widely-prescribed drug cyclosporin A slows the progression of brain aging"

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That cup of joe might be more helpful than you think. Researchers @uwaterloo found that #caffeine increases reactions to moving targets. Think safer bike rides, street crossings, even avoiding cart crashes while grocery shopping! https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/936436

Join us for Buck webinar on Dec 9: Could taming cellular #senescence help stop the scourge of #Alzheimers, #cancer and other chronic diseases? Buck was recently awarded $27 Million to find out! Hear from 3 Buck scientists on our discovery process. https://www.buckinstitute.org/events/27-million-in-federal-grants-propels-the-bucks-pioneering-research-in-cellular-senescence-as-the-nih-looks-to-research-in-aging-to-stop-the-scourge-of-alzheimers-and-other-chronic-d/