Thomas Perls – Increasing Genetic Influence Upon Exceptional Longevity with Older and Older Ages

Here’s a talk by Dr. Thomas Perls at the 2nd Genetics of Aging and Longevity Conference. Dr. Thomas Perls, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Boston University Medical Center,  is the founder and director of the New England Centenarian Study, the largest study of centenarians in the world. A significant portion of the study is devoted to understanding why centenarians delay or escape Alzheimer’s disease and other brain disorders.


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