Entries by dpagano

NIA: The Epigenetics of Aging: What the Body’s Hands of Time Tell Us

We’ve all met older adults who seem younger, whose bodies and brains seem decades nimbler than their actual ages, and wondered, “What makes them different?” Despite the wide range of supplements and related products that claim, without scientific evidence, that they can turn back the years, the key to foiling Father Time may lie in […]

Sharon Yang

SHARON YANG Research Assistant Hometown: Redwood City, CA Undergraduate Institution: UC Davis Research Focus: Understanding the epigenome of quiescent stem cells and how it changes with age Email: shryang@stanford.edu

BYU Radio: The Cutting Edge of Life

Aging is the result of the deterioration of cells. By reprogramming cells to an embryonic state, we can effectively reverse aging affects in human cells. This scientist wants to cure aging, which would eliminate arthritis, osteoporosis, and other diseases that appear later in life. Listen