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Redefining the Aging Process

Posted by on May 4th, 2018

This post highlights the approach and findings of a new research article published in Disease Models and Mechanisms (DMM). This feature was written by J. Brucker Nourse Jr. as part of a graduate level seminar at The University of Alabama (taught by DMM Editorial Board member, Prof. Guy Caldwell) on current topics related to use[…]

Regeneration thwarts ageing in newts

Posted by on January 17th, 2016

Konstantinos Sousounis and Panagiotis A. Tsonis   The human eye is built to deliver the sense of vision. The eye lens is one of the organs playing role in focusing the light to the retina. Lens injury or disease leads to blurriness or even blindness in human patients. This is not the case for newts.[…]

Cellular Senescence in Regeneration

Posted by on June 28th, 2015

Salamanders are remarkable organisms. Following the amputation or loss of complex structures such as parts of their eyes, hearts and brains, tails -including the spinal cord-, jaws and even full limbs, they are able to set up a regeneration programme which leads to the exact replacement of the missing structure, even as adults. As such,[…]