Dr. Steve Horvath has developed a highly accurate molecular biomarker of aging that is known as "epigenetic clock". The epigenetic clock and its various applications have received considerable attention in the popular press.
Dr. Steve Horvath has developed a highly accurate molecular biomarker of aging that is known as "epigenetic clock". The epigenetic clock and its various applications have received considerable attention in the popular press. Here are some pieces highlighting his research.
"Latinos age slower than other ethnicities, UCLA study shows" http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/latinos-age-slower-than-other-ethnicities-ucla-study-shows. "Menopause, sleepless nights may make women age faster" http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/menopause-sleepless-nights-may-make-women-age-faster. "Brains of people with Down syndrome age faster, UCLA study discovers" http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/brains-of-people-with-down-syndrome-age-faster-ucla-study-discovers. "UCLA scientist uncovers biological clock able to measure age of most human tissues" http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/ucla-scientist-uncovers-biological-248950. Cover of Discover magazine Oct 2016. http://discovermagazine.com/2016/oct/what-it-takes-to-reach-100. LA Times article on the Hispanic paradox http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-latinos-aging-20160817-snap-story.html. Nature News Feature: "Biomarkers and ageing: The clock-watcher" http://www.nature.com/news/biomarkers-and-ageing-the-clock-watcher-1.15014. LA Times article on the epigentic clock: http://articles.latimes.com/2013/oct/21/science/la-sci-age-cells-20131021. UCLA Fielding School of Public Health: Impact Stories http://ph.ucla.edu/about-fsph/impact-stories/newly-invented-biological-clock-improves-accuracy-measuring-aging. "Epigenetic clock predicts life expectancy, UCLA-led study shows" http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/epigenetic-clock-predicts-life-expectancy-ucla-led-study-shows. The Guardian: "Internal 'clock' makes some people age faster and die younger – regardless of lifestyle" https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/sep/28/internal-clock-makes-some-people-age-quicker-and-die-younger-regardless-of-lifestyle. Nautilus Magazine: "Why You Can’t Help But Act Your Age" http://nautil.us/issue/42/fakes/why-you-cant-help-but-act-your-age