What can a painting teach us about why we THINK we age?

Ed Park, MD slice of life, Telomere erosion Leave a Comment

In the Picasso version, we have the closest to a pure expression sans our mundane subjectivity. There are shapes and colors but the ability to project morality and order upon it weakened. It is this final, morally and evolutionarily-bereft version that we find the greatest truth of aging.

SENS 2009

Ed Park, MD Uncategorized Leave a Comment

I am posting an email from Aubrey deGrey’s Strategies for Engineered Senescence (SENS.) I attended the 2008 meeting at UCLA ( see http://www.sens.org/ADCI/ and it was simply amazing. If you have a science background and can make it, you will not be disappointed! In fact, that is where I learned that we are always making 10,000 new brain cells a …