Cynthia Kenyon:
Cynthia Kenyon: Esperimenti sulla longevità

TEDGlobal 2011 · 16:23 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Che cosa controlla l'invecchiamento? La biochimica Cynthia Kenyon ha scoperto che una semplice mutazione genetica può far vivere due volte più a lungo un tipo di verme, chiamato C.elegans. Le lezioni apprese da queste ed altre scoperte offrono indicazioni su come in futuro potremmo protrarre significativamente la giovinezza umana.

Biochemist, geneticist
When it comes to aging well, having “good genes” (or rather, mutant ones) is key, says Cynthia Kenyon. She unlocked the genetic secret of longevity in roundworms — and now she’s working to do the same for humans. Full bio
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