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Regulation of protein aggregation in sarcopenia

Anne-Sophie nicot

Nationality French

Year of selection 2011

Institution Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon

Country France

Risk Health

Post-Doctoral Fellowship

2 years

120000 €

Saving Muscle Capital for an Independent Life

The progressive loss of muscle mass in old age (sarcopenia) is the result of an imbalance between the production and deterioration of proteins within our muscles. This often in turn results in the loss of independence, making it a major health concern for our increasingly aging societies. Dr. Anne-Sophie Nicot is investigating the involvement of molecular players in muscle loss to better assess their impact on sarcopenia, in an effort to support new preventive and curative strategies.

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