Progeria lifespan extended 25 percent, in mouse study by Salk Institute scientists

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Progeria lifespan extended 25 percent, in mouse study by Salk Institute scientists
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Gene therapy increased lifespan 25 percent in a mouse model of the fatal accelerated aging disease progeria, Salk Institute scientists reported Monday.

Using the powerful CRISPR gene editing technology, scientists prevented the formation of a toxic protein that causes the disease. The neonatal…

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