Contact: Deborah Wormser
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Caption: Drs. David Mangelsdorf, Yuan Zhang, and Steven Kliewer (l-r) have demonstrated that a starvation hormone markedly extends life span in mice without the need for calorie restriction.
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