An ageing population poses a major challenge to our society as this also increases the risk of many diseases such as heart disease, neurodegeneration, and cancer. If we could reverse ageing, that could have a huge impact on preventing age-related diseases and increasing our healthy lifespan. But is reversing ageing even possible? Here post-doc Diljeet Gill shares some of his latest work that is taking us one step closer to achieving this goal.
Feri talks about her research placement in the Schoenfelder lab and how her experience fuelled a passion for science and significantly helped my career progression.
Postdoc Chris Todd shares insights into some of the research of the Reik lab.
Epigenetics and English: Jan Deffner, a student from Munich, describes what he learned during two-week work experience placement in Wolf Reik’s group
"There has never been a better time to be a stem cell biologist". In this latest KEC Blog, Dr Rugg-Gunn speaks of his excitement and enthusiam for his research field and shares his account of the recent Interntation Society for Stem Cell Research conference.