Families with long, healthy life spans focus of $68 million grant – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis Louis

Visit the News Hub Long life study explores genetics of extreme longevity Getty Images A new grant from the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supports research into the mysteries of extreme longevity. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is leading the Long Life Family Study, which includes several generations of families with unusual concentrations of long-lived individuals. The goal is to uncover genetic factors that play roles in long life spans. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis Louis has received a $68 million grant to investigate and discover…