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Cynthia Kenyon, 2011 laureate, and David Botstein, 2012 laureate, join Google Anti-Aging Startup, Calico.
Xconomy, November 11, 2013

 

It's clear that the simple fact of growing older -- chronological aging -- is relentless and unstoppable. But experts studying the science of aging say it's time for a fresh look at the biological process -- one which recognizes it as a condition that can be manipulated, treated and delayed.

Taking this new approach would turn the search for drugs to fight age-related diseases on its head, they say, and could speed the path to market of drugs that treat multiple illnesses like diabetes, heart disease and Alzheimer's at the same time.  Reuters, May 20, 2010

 

Cynthia Kenyon: 'The idea that ageing was subject to control was completely unexpected'

The molecular biologist talks about the discovery that led to a revolution in our understanding of the ageing process  The Observer,