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New study may help develop senolytic drugs that target senescent immune cells – News-Medical.Net

In a study recently published in Nature University of Minnesota Medical School researchers found that senescent immune cells are the most dangerous type of senescent…

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In a study recently published in Nature University of Minnesota Medical School researchers found that senescent immune cells are the most dangerous type of senescent cell.
Cells become senescent when they are damaged or stressed in the body, and they accumulate in our organs as we age. Senescent cells drive inflammation and aging as well as most age-related diseases.
The research team — led by Laura Niedernhofer, MD, PhD, a professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics…

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