Buck Institute

The patent is based on the work of Aelan's founder and covers an epigenetic  biomarker associated with DNA damage, cellular senescence, and aging.

A team led by Buck Institute for Research on Aging scientists has reported that ApoE4 binds the promoter regions of Alzheimer's disease genes, including SirT1.

The partners will co-develop mass spectrometry-based tests to predict patient response to therapies such as tamoxifen.

A recent protein interaction study revealed that invertebrates have more in common with humans when it comes to the aging process than had been previously known, and that "the broad patterns underlying genetic control of life span in invertebrates is highly relevant to human aging and longevity."

The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.