Gene Therapy: A Potential Treatment to Reduce Aging in Humans

A new gene therapy could slow down human aging

Note from the Editor: This podcast comes from The Not Old – Better Show.

Today’s show, as part of the Inside Science and Technology Interview Series, features an interview with Dr. Pradeep reddy, a researcher at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

We all know that aging is one of the leading causes of many debilitating diseases, such as heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and cancer. The need for antiaging therapies is therefore even more pressing. Salk Institute researchers developed a gene therapy that shows promise in slowing down the aging process of humans. It uses CRISPR technology to edit the genome.

Source:
https://www.nextavenue.org/new-gene-therapy-slow-aging-humans/

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