Tag Archives: Longevity

Studying Super Agers

Einstein’s Longevity Gene Project Launches Web Site to Spotlight Aging Research YU’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine has launched SuperAgers.com, a new Web site that features the latest information on more than a decade of aging research at Einstein. The website highlights the work of Nir Barzilai, M.D., director of the Institute for Aging Research

Gene Tied to Longevity Also Preserves Ability to Think Clearly and Could Help Delay Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease.

A gene variant linked to living a very long life—to 90 and beyond—also serves to help very old people think clearly and retain their memories, according to new research by scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Their findings are published in the December 26, 2006 issue of Neurology.

Einstein Researchers, in Jama Report, Identify Gene Connected to Human Aging and Exceptional Longevity

Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and colleagues have discovered that a gene mutation helps people live exceptionally long lives and apparently can be passed from one generation to the next. The scientists, led by Dr. Nir Barzilai, director of the Institute for Aging Research at Einstein, report their findings in the October 15, 2003 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

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