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QMUL study makes anti-ageing breakthrough

Friday 7 April 2017

CNC News

QMUL scientists are one step closer to understanding the ageing process, after finding a protein to have a previously unknown role. The team turned their attention to a number of 'abnormal' cells found in older patients and those in the initial stages of cancer. These particular cells suffer a growth arrest termed ‘senescence’, which is thought to affect how the tissue functions. The discovery could “potentially unlock new ways of treating cancer or arresting the ageing process,” says Dr O’Loghlen.

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