BIOMIT Center for Molecular Immunology - CIM

The CIM begins the study of biomarkers of aging and dementia

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Author: Sonia Ponce de León Villafuerte

Source: CIM

External Source: NP

images/Content/noticias/c86d49fd-0a46-448d-8b4c-9917955deedb.jpg The Center for Molecular Immunology (CIM) held the Initiation Workshop of the study of Biomarkers of aging and dementia "EBED2023". <br /> <br />The research is being conducted jointly with the Cuban Neuroscience Center Geriatric Service of the Calixto García Hospital and ONEI, the latter supporting a study that was conducted in 2017 and called the Aging and Population Survey. <br /> <br />The research plans to include 1000 patients and will be carried out in the communities (beginning with the Plaza de la Revolución municipality, in the Capital) with subjects over 50 years of age -some of whom were part of the study-, who will be Questionnaires will be applied and blood samples will be taken to detect markers of immunosenescence, cellular senescence and dementia.

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