Aging Is Complicated – A Biologist Explains Why No Two People or Cells Age the Same Way

July 6, 2023


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5-15 mins
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Presented by The Conversation

Why do some people look younger than their birth date suggests, and others age less gracefully? Ellen Quarles, a U-M assistant professor of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology, explains that aging research doesn’t tend to center on finding one cure for all but rather aging as a multi-factoral process with no single intervention. Quarles explores the definition of aging, how DNA and proteins change with age, how aging disrupts your biological network, and anti-aging interventions.

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