Longevity Linked to Genes

GSI members along with other faculty at Boston University have collaborated to identify genes that can predict longevity.  “The scientists, lead by Paola Sebastiani at the School of Public Health and Thomas Perls at the School of Medicine, have found 150 genetic markers that predict with 77 percent accuracy whether people will live extremely long lives” writes Boston University’s Rich Barlow and Lisa Chedekel.

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