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David Gems on BBC Radio 4 "Archive on 4"

On Saturday, November 26 2016 BBC Radio 4 broadcast a 1 hr programme entitled "Logan's Run and Intergenerational War", presented by Ed Howker, with extensive contributions from IHA Co-Director Professor David Gems. The programme included in depth discussion of the impact of the ageing of populations, and the prospects for treatments for ageing to improve late-life health. Among other contributors to the programme were former Universities and Science minister David Willetts and the actress Jenny Agutter.

The programme is available for a short period via the BBC iPlayer at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b083j672#play
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Published: Nov 30, 2016 12:53:17 PM

UCL Ageing Event blog post

Members of the IHA including Dr Nazif Alic and Dr Jenny Regan recently helped organise and participate in the highly successful UCL Ageing Event. This was the second Ageing Event and was targetted at post-doctoral researchers working in the ageing field across UCL. Emma Chambers, Research Associate in the Division of Infection and Immunity, has written a blog about the event.
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Published: Nov 18, 2016 2:53:13 PM

CNN news: How long can humans live?

Following her BBC interview Professor Linda Partridge spoke with CNN's Bianca Britton, whose article asks, "how long can humans live?" More...

Published: Oct 6, 2016 3:07:38 PM

Congratulations to Dr Nuria Vergara

27 November 2012

Our congratulations go to Dr Nuria Vergara (Schuster Lab) who has been awarded a Postdoctoral Mobility Award to work at the London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) in the laboratory of Prof. Gabriel Aeppli.

For three months she will be learning how to do microfluidics in order to make a device for high-throughput studies in C. elegans. 

This award complements the ongoing collaboration between Dr. Eugene Schuster and Dr. David Holmes at LCN. They have recently been awarded a PhD studentship from EPSRC to perform lifespan studies inC. elegans using microfluidic devices.

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