Van Raamsdonk

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August 10, 2017 Following Parkinson’s footsteps through the brain

For the first time, scientists can monitor the spread of a toxic protein linked to Parkinson’s in a model of the disease in real time.…

April 15, 2016 A genetic program, not an accumulation of damage, may be responsible for aging

They’re fundamental human questions—how do we age? And why? A long-accepted theory holds that damage accumulated through time—from sun exposure and other environmental factors, for…

November 24, 2015 Slower aging may protect cells in the brain from Parkinson’s disease

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. (Nov. 24, 2015)—Humans have long sought to reduce the effects of aging. Now, there may be another reason to continue searching for…

February 11, 2015 New insights on aging: Location is crucial in determining if reactive oxygen species are beneficial or detrimental

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (February 11, 2015) — Using antioxidants to combat the effects of aging may only be beneficial if the treatment is targeted to specific…