Experts discuss an innovative and scalable home cage monitoring solution called Digital Ventilated Cage (DVC), showing how it can be used to study neurodegenerative diseases and monitor biorhythmicity of small rodents.
In this webinar, Dr. Joy Wu will review the pathophysiology of bone loss with aging, in particular the imbalance between bone formation by osteoblasts and bone resorption by osteoclasts. She will discuss stem cell sources of osteoblasts, anabolic signaling pathways, and targeting inflammation and senescence.
Dr. Charlotte Peterson and Dr. Jack Guralnik will discuss the challenges of sarcopenia. They will define the disease and provide an in depth overview of the underlying mechanisms of pathology. They will then share some potential therapeutic interventions and disease outcomes for patients.
During this webinar, Dr. Matt Kaeberlein will provide an overview of translational geroscience, which he believes will become the paradigm for the practice of medicine in the 21st century. He will also discuss recent work with one such intervention, the drug rapamycin, and its potential to enhance healthspan in companion dogs and people.