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Prof. Joao Pedro De Magalhaes is a professor of musculoskeletal & ageing science at the University of Liverpool, where he runs his lab. Joao studies the mysteries of the ageing process, and how we can manipulate it to fend off age-related diseases and improve human health. In this short exert from his talk, Joao discusses how the rate of ageing varies across species, and what might cause this.
In his full talk, Joao covers a wide variety of topics on ageing from the steps to take to insure you live a healthier, longer life to ageing in an evolutionary context.
You can find the full talk here.