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$5.2 million to fund studies of antibiotic's effects on health span

April 2010

Scientists at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies are testing the therapeutic qualities of rapamycin on age-related diseases and health span, thanks to a $5.2 million grant awarded by the National Institute on Aging. To better understand the broader physiological effects of rapamycin, a team of 21 scientists will investigate the anti-aging effectiveness of rapamycin on various biological systems in aging mice.


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