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Animal models of age-related disorders and age-sensitive traits associated with senescence-inducing stimuli and uses thereof

van Deursen, J. M. A., Baker, D. J., Kirkland, J. L., Tchkonia, T., Campisi, J., Demaria, M. & Laberge, R-M., 2-Feb-2017, Patent No. US2017027139, Priority date 23-Aug-2012

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  • Jan M. A. van Deursen (Inventor)
  • Darren J. Baker (Inventor)
  • James L. Kirkland (Inventor)
  • Tamara Tchkonia (Inventor)
  • Judith Campisi (Inventor)
  • Marco Demaria (Inventor)
  • Remi-Martin Laberge (Inventor)
This disclosure provides non-human animal models for
age-related disorders and age-sensitive traits, particularly
those caused by senescence-inducing stimuli, wherein the
models comprise transgenes selectively expressed by senescent
cells. The disclosure further provides methods for
identifying therapeutic agents effective for treating or preventing
age-related disorders and age-sensitive traits using
the animal models, therapeutic agents identified using such
methods, pharmaceutical compositions comprising the identified
therapeutic agents, and methods of treating or preventing
age-related disorders and age-sensitive traits.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS2017027139
Priority date23/08/2012
Publication statusPublished - 2-Feb-2017

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