What is the cause of aging and how can we promote healthy aging? Answers from current basic research

What is the cause of aging and how can we promote healthy aging? Answers from current basic research

Presented by: Prof. Jan Hoeijmakers

Aging is associated with onset of numerous diseases severely affecting quality of life. Studying very rare premature aging DNA repair syndromes in children we found that DNA damage is a major cause of systemic aging and that nutritional interventions keep unexpected promises to promote healthy aging.