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Medicine has taken us far in treating age-related diseases.
Engineering could take us the rest of the way.

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Medicine has taken us far in treating age-related diseases. Engineering could take us the rest of the way.

As the aging population keeps growing, there’s a real need to understand what happens inside cells that can lead to diseases like Alzheimer’s. By using engineering principles in our study of cells, we’ll be able to identify genes that can be “tuned up” and help reverse age-related conditions. It’s unconventional approaches like this that have made Boston University one of today’s leading centers of knowledge. And why thinking differently about our world begins with BU.
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