Gerontology & Geriatrics

A new model system aiming to illuminate the fundamentals of aging

Huge amounts of time and money have been devoted to finding treatments for diseases that become more common as we age, like cancer and Alzheimer's. However, Leonid Peshkin, a lecturer in systems biology in the Blavatnik Institute ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Postponed retirement slows cognitive decline

Postponing retirement is protective against cognitive decline. The beneficial effect is related to a slowed rate of cognitive decline rather than a boost in cognitive function. That is what a recent study by MPIDR researcher ...

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