Brain rejuvenating protein found in young blood
Summary: UCSF researchers discover a new protein that can rejuvenate an aging mind. This article was originally published on LongevityFacts. Brady Hartman is the author.
Scientists have been looking for years to find the factors that rejuvenate young blood and convert it into a drug for public use.
Saul Villeda Ph.D. is an assistant professor in anatomy at UC San Francisco. His team discovered a brain-rejuvenating protein that restored memory to youthful levels in adult mice. Researchers say that the new protein may lead to new treatments for maintaining healthy brain functions in humans.