Neurodegeneration in accelerated aging.

  title={Neurodegeneration in accelerated aging.},
  author={Moren Scheibye-Knudsen},
  journal={Danish medical journal},
  volume={63 11}
The growing proportion of elderly people represents an increasing economic burden, not least because of age-associated diseases that pose a significant cost to the health service. Finding possible interventions to age-associated disorders therefore have wide ranging implications. A number of genetically defined accelerated aging diseases have been characterized that can aid in our understanding of aging. Interestingly, all these diseases are associated with defects in the maintenance of our… CONTINUE READING