Raising levels of the life-extending protein klotho can protect against learning and memory deficits in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease, despite the accumulation of Alzheimer-related toxins in the brain.
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With his unique combination of biology and chemistry, Gladstone’s Sheng Ding is quickly becoming a tour-de-force in the field of regenerative medicine.