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Einstein in the News interviews Nir Barzilai, M.D., about a surprising new study in primates that found severe calorie restriction did not lead to longer life. Dr. Barzilai notes that genetics is more important than diet and lifestyle for the centenarians who he has studied as part of The Longevity Genes Project.  Dr. Barzilai is the Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Chair of Aging Research and director of the Institute for Aging Research.


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