rapamycin
Could Rapamycin Help Humans Live Longer?
Could Rapamycin Help Humans Live Longer?
Anne N. Connor | Mar 1, 2018
From extending lifespan to bolstering the immune system, the drug’s effects are only just beginning to be understood.
Rapping About Rapamycin
Rapping About Rapamycin
The Scientist Staff | Feb 28, 2018
Relive the Lasker Award speech from University of Basel biologist Michael Hall.
Another Genetic Cause of Venous Malformations Found
Another Genetic Cause of Venous Malformations Found
Catherine Offord | Mar 31, 2016
Mutations in a cancer gene could account for some cases of disfiguring blood vessel abnormalities, scientists show.
Benefits of Missing MYC
Benefits of Missing MYC
Kate Yandell | Jan 22, 2015
Mice engineered to have just one copy of the gene Myc live longer, healthier lives than wild-type animals.
Synaptic Pruning Improves Autism in Mice
Synaptic Pruning Improves Autism in Mice
Kerry Grens | Aug 25, 2014
Fixing impaired pruning and autophagy signaling in neurons eases the symptoms of autism in a mouse model of the disorder.
Week in Review: October 21–25
Week in Review: October 21–25
Tracy Vence | Oct 25, 2013
PubMed launches Commons; measuring HIV’s latent reservoir; immune-related pathway variation in genome, microbiome; rapamycin and flu vaccines; grasshopper mice resistant to pain
Mutant Mice Live Longer
Mutant Mice Live Longer
Kerry Grens | Aug 29, 2013
Reducing the levels of mTOR in rodents extends their lifespan by about 20 percent, though not without consequences.
Blocking Memories to Treat Alcoholism
Blocking Memories to Treat Alcoholism
Bob Grant | Jun 25, 2013
Targeting a molecular pathway involved with learning and memory helps rats with a taste for booze wean themselves off of the sauce.