May 19, 2016 / Modified sep 12, 2016 11:46 a.m.

Episode 29: Immune to Aging

Originally Aired May 20, 2016

Janko Nikolich-Zugich, Professor and Head of the University of Arizona's Department of Immunobiology, explores how and why our immune systems become less effective as we get older. Janko suggests that many of the diseases associated with aging are closely linked to our immune responses to infections. Professor Nikolich-Zugich is working to develop ways not just to protect but also to boost and rejuvenate our immune systems across our lifespans.


Janko Nikolich-Zugich, Professor and Head of the Department of Immunobiology at the University of Arizona
Leslie Tolbert, Ph.D, Regents' Professor in the University of Arizona's Department of Neuroscience

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