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Redefining What It Means to Live With Memory Loss

The UW Memory Hub builds community and resilience for people with dementia and their families

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Eliminating the Wait for a Healthy Liver

The new Living Donor Advocacy Initiative will help spread the word that people can help family, friends and even strangers by donating a portion of their liver.

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Brief Rapamycin Therapy in Middle-aged Mice Extends Lives

Researchers studying the biology of aging (geroscience) briefly treated middle-age mice with the drug rapamycin to gauge the long-term effects of short-term therapy on health and longevity. Rapamycin, approved by the Food & Drug Administration for certain organ transplant recipients, is already known to extend life in mice and delay some age-related problems in rodents […]

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The Dog Aging Project

Dogs are our best friends. They live with us, bring us joy and unconditional love but unfortunately they don’t live very long. The average lifespan for dogs is 10 – 13 years. On this episode meet the researchers at UW Medicine who are setting out to change that! They’ve embarked on a new study using […]

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