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Cynthia Kenyon:
Cynthia Kenyon: Indicii catre o viata mai lunga

TEDGlobal 2011 · 16:23 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Ce controleaza imbatranirea? Biochimista Cynthia Kenyon a gasit o mutatie genetica care dubleaza speranta de viata a viermelui C. elegans. Invatamintele obtinute in urma acestei descoperiri si a altora, ne indica cum vom putea intr-o buna zi sa extindem semnificativ anii tineretii la oameni.

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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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