To stay young, kill zombie cells

Manuel Serrano, group leader of the Cellular Plasticity and Disease laboratory at IRB Barcelona.
Manuel Serrano, group leader of the Cellular Plasticity and Disease laboratory at IRB Barcelona.

Scientific American responds to an article originally published in Nature on senescent cells (which have lost the ability to divide) and their impact on premature aging. The author cites ICREA researcher Manuel Serrano, at IRB Barcelona, who has studied the phenomenon of senescence for more than 25 years.

Link to Scientific American