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.

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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