HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Cloning reverses aging in cow cells, a milestone in medical research

agriculture," said Cristofalo, who, in addition to leading the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, is also a professor of pathology, anatomy and cell biology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He is internationally recognized for his research on the molecular mechanisms of cellular aging.

His work is based on findings that suggest that cellular aging is characterized by differential gene expression. Furthermore, Cristofalo's studies also show that the inability of senescent cells to synthesize DNA in response to growth factors (and thus divide again) is partially based on impaired signaling pathways between the sensing sites at the cell membrane and the targets in the nucleus.

Francis is an associate investigator at the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research and often collaborates with Cristofalo. Her research examines the mechanism of action of a particular protein that declines during cellular aging. She focuses on the role that the loss of this protein has in the development of diseases that afflict the elderly, such as tumor formation, wound-healing and chronic skin conditions. Francis is also an assistant professor of pathology, anatomy and cell biology at Jefferson Medical College.

The Lankenau Institute for Medical Research is a subsidiary of Main Line Health. It is located on the campus of Lankenau Hospital, located in suburban Philadelphia, in a state-of-the-art building where investigators concentrate on molecular, cellular and developmental biology specific to cancer, atherosclerosis, heart disease, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's disease and other diseases of aging.

"The theme of aging and the diseases of aging is a rare focus for a research center. Our ultimate goal is to determine the basis for the vulnerability to these diseases as we age, and to help people stay independent and productive during their lives, while reducing the impact of age-related diseases," said Cristofalo.


'"/>

Contact: Laura Feragen
laura@toplin.com
215-886-4644
Thomas Jefferson University
25-Apr-2000


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Cloning pigs and drug discovery among hot topics
2. Cloning chip
3. Cloning primates is turning out to be a real challenge
4. Cloning can turn back the developmental clock
5. Cloning reverses aging in cow cells, Scienceauthors say
6. First Reproducible Cloning Of Mammals From Adult Cells Reported In Nature
7. Human Cloning: Grappling With Reality Penn Bioethicist To Explore The Facts Behind The Hysteria
8. The Cloning of Humans On The Adoption Model: Penn Bioethicist Will Present A Model For Future Laws Involving Human Cloning
9. UNESCO Director-General Reaffirms That Human Cloning Is Contrary To Human Dignity
10. Human Cloning: International Bioethics Committee President Stresses Political And Moral Commitment
11. Gene therapy reaches muscles throughout the body and reverses muscular dystrophy in animal model

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/11/2017)... , April 11, 2017 NXT-ID, Inc. ... technology company, announces the appointment of independent Directors Mr. ... to its Board of Directors, furthering the company,s corporate governance ... Gino ... we look forward to their guidance and benefiting from their ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... -- KEY FINDINGS The global market for ... of 25.76% during the forecast period of 2017-2025. The ... the growth of the stem cell market. ... INSIGHTS The global stem cell market is segmented on ... stem cell market of the product is segmented into ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... KONG , March 30, 2017 The ... a system for three-dimensional (3D) fingerprint identification by adopting ground breaking ... into a new realm of speed and accuracy for use in ... at an affordable cost. ... ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:9/19/2017)... , ... September 19, 2017 , ... ... largest group of funded early-stage tech companies. “Grit” author Angela Duckworth and her ... joining the ic@3401 community is Cooley, an international law firm with decades of ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... September 19, 2017 , ... Avomeen Analytical Services, an Ann ... 2017 Science Student Award. The scholarship program is dedicated to helping those who ... the costs of obtaining their science education. , Avomeen began the annual scholarship ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... ... September 18, 2017 , ... Scholarly publisher SPIE, ... SPIE Digital Library ( http://www.spiedigitallibrary.org ) on 15 August to a new and ... experience and incorporate a number of enhancements and new features, the website housing ...
(Date:9/14/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... September 14, ... ... Global Analytical Services, formally introduces its flexible scientist program (FSP)-- a flexible ... preferred-rate pricing. The FSP, which combines SSCI’s extensive project-based analytical and solid-state ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: