21 Results for 'Aging'
MRBL: Next-Generation Gene Therapy for Molecular Skin Rejuvenation
The skin is the largest organ in the body, and carries out multiple vital functions, including protective barrier functions against the loss of moisture and mechanical, UV and other injuries, immune defense functions, as well as sensory functions. For maintaining its integrity and multifaceted performances, skin relies on a range of different cell types that...
Video/AnimationImproving Canine HealthspanA Wyss Institute technology that can treat multiple age-related diseases is now being developed by Rejuvenate Bio into a treatment for mitral valve disease and other deadly conditions in dogs, with the goal of helping man’s best friend live longer, healthier lives. Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University
Video/AnimationTEDx Beacon Street Salon: Reversing Human AgingWyss Institute Core Faculty member George Church, Ph.D., was the opening speaker at the TEDx Beacon Street saloon event hosted at the Franklin Park Zoo. He presented from inside the tapir cage! Talk summary: Animals can be an extremely useful resource in prolonging human lives and promoting general health. For example, there are organs in...
Video/AnimationWyss Study: Memory GenesResearchers at the Wyss Institute and the Personal Genome Project (PGP) are using Lumosity games to evaluate memory functions and response times. The genomes of high performers will be sequenced, with the goal of uncovering the relationship between genetics, memory, attention, and reaction speed. This video featuring George Church, Core Faculty of the Wyss Institute and Professor...
Audio/PodcastGeorge Church: Responsibility, art & science of intentional extinction, de-extinction & agingGeorge Church Responsibility, art & science of intentional extinction, de-extinction & aging Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016 ArtScience @ Le Lab Lecture Series: Art, Design, Engineering & Biology – Core Faculty from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University discuss how the arts and design are informing the frontiers of science. ArtScience @...
Video/AnimationNeuroAssessA team at Harvard’s Wyss Institute and Beth Israel Deaconess have developed a computer tablet application that could rapidly and quantitatively assess neuromuscular performance. Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University