Telomeres and What Your DNA May Reveal About You

Please check out this new interview with my colleague Dr. John Carlquist, a genetics researcher from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute here in Salt Lake City, Utah. He does a great job describing what telomeres are and how their length may associate with age related disease, the value of knowing one’s telomere length and what can be done to promote healthy living.

DNA And Risk For Disease Video



Richard Cawthon, MD, PhD

Richard Cawthon, MD, PhD

Since 1987, Dr. Cawthon has been in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Utah, working first in cancer genetics and then concentrating exclusively on aging, longevity, regenerative medicine, and rejuvenation.

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