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Infusions of young blood tested in patients with dementia

The first controlled, but controversial and small, clinical trial of giving young blood to people with dementia has reported that the procedure appears safe. It has also hinted that it may even produce modest improvements in the daily lives of people who have Alzheimer’s disease.  Full article

Is aging a disease that can be cured?

The oldest person that we know of lived to be 122 years old. Is that the limit? Is aging a disease that can be conquered and reversed? Scientists think it may be possible – and sooner than we think. At a gathering at The New Yorker’s TechFest in early October, Bill Maris, a venture capitalist […]

PROFESSORDepartment of Neurology and Neurological Sciences Stanford University School of Medicine DIRECTORThe Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging Stanford University School of Medicine DIRECTORRR&D Center of Excellence / REAP VA Palo Alto Health Care System CHIEF Neurology Service VA Palo Alto Health Care System DEPUTY DIRECTORStanford Center on Longevity (SCL) Stanford University