Media Attention for the Dog Aging Project and Other Trials of Drugs to Modestly Slow the Progression of Aging

The Dog Aging Project launched last year, and is lavished with attention in this long press article. The initiative is a combined advocacy and research program intended to trial in pet dogs the small range of drug candidates – such as rapamycin – that have good data in mice to support both safety and the ability to modestly slow aging. In addition to the scientific side of things, this is a way to pull in more interest for the development of treatments for aging, and to gather greater support for moving to human studies. In that the goals of the Dog Aging Project are much the same as the human trial of metformin as a treatment to slow aging that is presently in the works. … Continue reading Media Attention for the Dog Aging Project and Other Trials of Drugs to Modestly Slow the Progression of Aging