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NAKFI Grantee Publishes Article on Clues for Extending Human Healthspan


NAKFI Healthspan Grantee Steven N. Austad's article "
Methusaleh's Zoo: How Nature Provides Us with Clues for Extending Human Healthspan" appears in the December 2009 issue of the Journal of Comparative Pathology.  NAKFI awarded Dr. Austad a Futures Grant in the Spring of 2008 to conduct a workshop with experts in basic aging research, canine genomics, epidemiology, pathology, and the assessment of canine health, to develop a research plan to study dogs and breed differences for animal models of extended healthspan.  Austad serves as a co-PI on several other