Futures in Biotech

Jul 21st 2006

Futures in Biotech 2

Dr. Leonard P. Guarente on Aging

MIT's Dr. Leonard Guarente, discoverer of a gene that's implicated in aging...
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Guest: Dr.Leonard P. Guarente

Why do living things age? What genes influence longevity? Is it possible to extend youthfulness by means of genetic manipulation? What does the aging of a yeast cell have in common with the aging of a human being or a mouse? Dr. Guarente analyzes these tantalizing questions and others in this episode.

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