Recent discoveries show how a common blood protein orchestrates the deposition of lipid, cholesterol and calcifications that are a hallmark of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Join Dr. Marassi as she shares how this information will guide the development of future AMD therapies.
May 5, 2021: Staying Strong As We Age
Muscle degeneration can occur in many human conditions, such as muscular dystrophies, HIV and even aging. There are no therapeutic strategies to prevent muscle loss or treatments to regenerate skeletal muscle in response to normal wear and tear. Muscle stem cells offer a great promise for future therapies, but there is much we still need to understand about stem cell behavior. Join Dr. Alessandra Sacco as she leads us through her research to better understand muscle stem cells and shares her hopes for how they can help us live longer, stronger lives.
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