The role of IGF signalling in tissue homeostasis during aging: studying stem and progenitor cell behaviour using mouse models of IGF1-R conditional mutagenesis and systems analysis

Zayna chaker

Nationality Moroccan

Year of selection 2010

Institution Université Paris Descartes - Paris 5

Country France

Risk Health


3 years

A Regeneration-friendly Hormone

We age mainly due to a decline in the regeneration of our tissues. Insulin seems to contribute to cell renewal, maintaining regenerative potential throughout life. Zayna Chaker is studying the impact of insulin on the regulation of lifespan.

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