Telomeres and Their Role in the Human Body

Telomeres and Their Role in the Human Body

As scientific and biological discoveries go, telomeres and their role in the human body rank pretty new on the totem pole of medical knowledge. Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn, while a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University, discovered their existence only in the late ‘70s. Her work, published in 1978 won her the Nobel Prize in 2009 for […]