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Lectureship for Alexandre Benedetto

Until recently an EU-funded postdoc in David Gems's lab, Alex Benedetto will shortly set up his own laboratory at the University of Lancaster, in the Department of Biomedical and Life Sciences. There he will continue his investigations of the biology of ageing in model organisms, particularly C. elegans. We wish Alex all the best in setting up his new lab! More...

Published: Jul 20, 2016 2:10:01 PM

Congratulations to Yila de la Guardia

New report on the origins of age-related disease in C. elegans More...

Published: Jul 20, 2016 2:04:41 PM

Congratulations to Dr Jorge Ivan Castillo Quan on his Cell Reports paper

Congratulations to Dr Jorge Ivan Castillo Quan whose paper in Cell Reports was published today. His research, which was carried out during his PhD studies at the Institute of Healthy Ageing, demonstrates that fruit flies live 16% longer than average when given low doses of the mood stabiliser lithium. More...

Published: Apr 7, 2016 5:01:10 PM

Cheltenham Science Festival 2012

3 April 2012

March 2012

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"A baby born tonight will live on average five hours longer than a baby born last night. Why and how is life expectancy increasing so quickly? How much of this extended life will be in good health? What do we really understand about the mechanisms of ageing?"

Drs David Gems and Matt Piper will be speaking on this topic at the Cheltenham Science Festival on 15th June.  The festival is held annually as an open to the general public event where over 300 of the world's greatest thinkers, comedians, writers and scientists come together to celebrate and explore all things scientific.

Link to tickets

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