Cellular Defects in Premature Aging Disease are Reversible

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Cells affected by Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS), a disease associated with premature aging, can be made healthy again, according to findings by scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Using specially modified segments of DNA, NCI researchers Paola Scaffidi, PhD, and Tom Misteli, PhD,

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