June 2, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Christine M. Miller

5 min read

When it comes to anti-aging science, creepy meets cool in new blood mixing studies just published. The researchers report that blood from young animals literally makes older animals younger. That striking claim is made by both of two independent teams that published high-profile papers that just came out in Science and Nature Medicine.  One of the teams, led by Lee Rubin and Amy Wagers of Harvard, has further narrowed in on one specific factor in blood that may be particularly important called growth differentiation factor 11 …Read More