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UCL Press Release: Longer-living, healthier mouse could hold clues to human ageing

22 October 2007

A study by scientists at UCL shows that mice lacking the insulin receptor substrate (IRS)-1 are more resistant to ageing than normal mice.

The research adds to a growing body of work showing the importance of insulin signalling pathways as an ageing mechanism in mammals - and potentially humans.

Read the full press release.