Jul 13, 2018

Inhibition of mTOR Appears to Boost Aged Immune Systems

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Inhibiting TORC1 might boost the immune system of the elderly.

In a recent study conducted by researchers at the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research in Massachusetts, inhibition of mTOR complex 1 boosts the immune system of aged people, decreasing their yearly rate of infections as well as increasing their response to an influenza vaccine [1].

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