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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

Linda Partridge interviewed for BBC News on Vijg Nature Paper

On Wednesday, October 5 2016 IHA Director Professor Linda Partridge was interviewed on the BBC 6 O'Clock News about the recent Nature paper by Jan Vijg. The Nature paper entitled "Evidence for a limit to human lifespan" suggests a maximum upper age limit for humans and Prof Partridge was asked to comment on this.

Published: Oct 6, 2016 11:58:50 AM

Linda Partridge and the IHA feature interview with Time Out London

Professor Linda Partridge was recently interviewed by Time Out London and features in today's issue ('Rad Scientists', Time Out, 20/09/2016). You can read the article via our Facebook site at https://www.facebook.com/UCLInstituteofHealthyAgeing/

Published: Sep 20, 2016 11:43:25 AM

Principal Investigators

Core members
Field of expertise
UCL department
Prof Dame Linda Partridge DBE FRS FRSE FMedSci (IHA Director)
Biology of ageing in Drosophila melanogaster Genetics, Evolution and Environment

Executive Officer, Michael Wright


Prof David Gems
Professor in the Biology of Ageing (IHA Deputy Director)
Biology of ageing in C. elegans Genetics, Evolution and Environment david.gems@ucl.ac.uk
Dr Nazif Alic
Biosciences Fellow
Transcription and lifespan in Drosophila Genetics, Evolution and Environment  n.alic@ucl.ac.uk
Dr Felipe Cabreiro
Metabolism and metabolic diseases

Structural and Molecular Biology

Dr Lazaros Foukas
Signalling mechanisms in mammalian ageing
Genetics, Evolution and Environment


Dr Matt DW Piper
Royal Society Research Fellow
Nutrition, metabolic physiology and ageing in Drosophila

Genetics, Evolution and Environment

Prof Nick Wood FRCP, FMedSci (IHA Deputy Director) Genetics of Parkinson's and neurodegenerative disease Institute of Neurology
Dr Max Yun
Senior Research Associate
Regenerative Biology
Genetics, Evolution and Environment maximina.yun@ucl.ac.uk
Associates of the IHA      
Prof Arne Akbar Ageing and immunity in humans Immunology and Molecular Pathology a.akbar@ucl.ac.uk
Prof Jürg Bähler Global gene expression programs in fission yeast Genetics, Evolution and Environment j.bahler@ucl.ac.uk
Dr Ivana Bjedov
Molecular Biology of Cancer
UCL Cancer Institute
Prof Emeritus Tim Cowen Ageing of mammalian neurones Anatomy and Developmental Biology
Prof Dominic Withers Genetics of murine energy homeostasis and ageing UCL & Imperial College London d.withers@imperial.ac.uk

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