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Nanocatalysis for the Improvement of Human Healthspan and Lifespan

Karen Ho, PhD, Clene Nanomedicine Inc.
Competition Sponsor: National Academy of Medicine The remarkable property of metal-based nanoparticles to efficiently catalyze chemical reactions has been recognized by the manufacturing industry, where there is growing interest in nanocatalysts as highly active, ‘green alternatives’ that enhance various chemical reactions. However, nanocatalysts have…

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Paradigm Shift in the Molecular Transport to Brain Through the Direct Central Nerve-Innervation Based Retrograde Axonal Transport of Craniofacial Tissue Exosomes (RATCE)

Shigemi Ishikawa-Nagai, DMD, PhD, MSD, Harvard School of Dental Medicine; John da Silva, DMD, MPH, ScM, Harvard School of Dental Medicine; Albert Galaburda, MD, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; and Masazumi Nagai, DMD, PhD, Harvard School of Dental Medicine Competition Sponsor: U.S. National Academy of Medicine…

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Resilient Brains: New Insights for Healthy Brain Aging

Michael McConnell, PhD, Lieber Institute for Brain Development; Daniel R. Weinberger, MD, Lieber Institute for Brain Development and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; and Thomas M. Hyde, MD, PhD, Lieber Institute for Brain Development and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Competition Sponsor: National Academy of Medicine Healthy lifestyle…

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Retinal Imaging for Diagnosis of Aging-Related Brain Disorders

Alessandro Biffi, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University Medical School; Elena Z. Biffi, OD, MSc, New England College of Optometry; and Michael G. Morley, MD, ScM, Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School Competition Sponsor: National Academy of Medicine Vascular and degenerative brain disorders, such…


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