Reznick Lab

The Naked Mole-Rat

At ages far beyond their expected lifespan, naked mole-rats fail to exhibit any standard signs of physiological decline achieving lifespans of >35 years. This mammal is our proof-of-concept that age-related health decline is neither inexorable nor indispensable as a biological process.





Jane Reznick, PhD
Principal Investigator
jane.reznick (at)
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CECAD Excellent in Aging Research
Cluster of Excellence at the University of Cologne
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