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We see aging as a reversible epigenetic state and we are developing novel therapies based on cellular reprogramming to solve one of the major challenges in human history.

Who are we?

Ocampo Lab team

We are an international team of ambitious scientists driven to address fundamental questions in aging research with translational applications to human therapies.

What’s new?

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Personal interview with Dr. Alberto Parras

January 15, 2021

Great interview with Alberto Parras, winner of the 2019 Excellent Paper in Neuroscience Award (EPNA). Read this interview to get to know Alberto both personally and scientifically.

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First colony of African turquoise killifish in Switzerland

December 15, 2020

We are very happy to announce the establishment of the first colony of African turquoise killifish in Switzerland!! Thanks to Dario Valenzano and his team for introducing us to this fantastic organism. Thank you also to all the other labs that have helped us during this first year. We are looking forward to making great discoveries to better understand the aging process.

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New publication in collaboration with the laboratory of Tobias Engel

October 18, 2020

Very happy to have a new publications in collaboration with the laboratory of Tobias Engel coming from the work of Alberto Parras. Comparison of gene expression changes between a chemical model of temporal lobe epilepsy and patient samples with identification of novel potential targets for treatment.

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Ocampo Lab in the media

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RTS Radio interview with Calida Mrabti

March 2, 2021

Interview by Adrien Zerbini from the RTS (Radio Télévision Suisse) about our work on killifish. Thank you Calida for a great interview highlighting the benefits of this fantastic model organism for the study of aging.

Scientists say the clock of aging may be reversible

December 15, 2016

At the Salk Institute in La Jolla, Calif., scientists are trying to get time to run backward.

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Ageing process may be reversible, scientists claim

August 1, 2018

New form of gene therapy shown to produce rejuvenating effect in mice, although scientists say human clinical applications are decades away.