The KLRI report surveys the longevity landscape, highlighting research that shows the greatest promise.
The Vanderbilt University College of Medicine has partnered with KLRI to study how younger and older men and women react to acute oxidative stress (cellular damage from free radicals produced by normal cell processes) in order to develop interventions like antioxidants, nutrients and exercises to prevent age-related disease such as cancer and Alzheimer's.
The Group Health Center for Health Studies in Seattle and KLRI are looking at the impact of nutrition and exercise on mental decline.
The National Institute of Aging and KLRI are looking at the use of hormones to prevent dementia and heart disease in older women.
KLRI is developing a study to assess the potential of umbilical cord blood stem cells to regulate diabetic immune systems or transform into insulin-secreting cells.