Victoria Barros Metlova


Staff Writer Victoria is a DPhil candidate in Inorganic Chemistry working on biocatalysis of drug fragments with P450 monooxygenase mutants under the supervision of Professor Luet Wong, at Oxford. She researches and writes about longevity (when her dogs allow her the time!)




A new link in longevity therapeutics

A key review sums up evidence linking DNA damage to senescence through cytoplasmic chromatin fragments, opening a new avenue for longevity therapeutics. Cellular senescence is...

Mouse studies and safety to accelerate longevity drugs

Professor Mikhail Blagosklonny takes a look at therapeutic research done within the longevity field and concludes that there must be a re-focusing on lifespan...

Fe: A very non-ironic cause of neurodegeneration

Link between metal, pollution and neurodegeneration could aid Alzheimer's research. Neurodegenerative diseases affect millions of people globally – Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and Parkinson’s (PK) are...