Bone-Derived Hormone Suppresses Food Intake

Bone-Derived Hormone Suppresses Food Intake

We often think of bones as immobile structures, but scientists are learning that bones are far more dynamic than once believed. Research has shown that they play important roles in immunity, kidney health, and metabolism. In a recent study, Dr. Stavroula Kousteni,...

2016 OFAS Report of Directors

2016 OFAS Report of Directors

As we conclude our 55th year, we at the Orentreich Foundation for the Advancement of Science (OFAS) are reminded of how grateful we are for our friends around the globe. We are pleased with the advances in our research this past year and for the success of our...

Preserving DNA Methylation During Aging

Preserving DNA Methylation During Aging

One of the negative aspects of aging is the decreased ability to maintain normal cellular functions, which eventually manifests as disease. Optimal maintenance of DNA methylation is critical for normal cellular functions, but, as organisms age, the number of methyl...

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