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Cellular Aging Is Accompanied by Changes in Our Brain Structure

News   Sep 27, 2019 | Original story from the Max Planck Society

 
Cellular Aging Is Accompanied by Changes in Our Brain Structure

To determine the role of telomere length on brain structure scientists measured their length with the DNA of leukocytes from the blood using a polymerase chain reaction. Additionally, they calculated the thickness of the cerebral cortex with MRI scans of study participants. Credit: © MPI CBS

 
 
 

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