MDI Biological Laboratory scientist receives grant to study aging

BAR HARBOR, MAINE — The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced that Aric Rogers, Ph.D., has received a grant of $455,000 over two years from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), one of the institutes of the National Institutes of Health, for research on the cellular mechanisms governing longevity.

The grant will allow Rogers to delve more deeply into his discovery that NMD (nonsense-medicated decay), a regulatory mechanism that governs a wide array of genetic functions, also plays a critical role in extending longevity under conditions of dietary restriction (DR). Read More

 

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