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Supercentenarian Center to study longevity

t to know why it is they're able to live longer than the rest of us, and what is the limit to our life span," Primmer said.

Many experts on aging got together at an anti-aging conference in Las Vegas in 2004 and decided to study the "supercentenarians". The team was registered as a non-profit corporation in May, and its first meeting was held in Boston in June. The foundation was then established in Pittsburgh.

Platika said, "Having the group here is appropriate since Allegheny County has a large number of elderly residents. He said, "The foundation used about $200,000 in private donations to get started and is hoping to raise several millions more over the next few years for research. " According to him, just living for a long period is not important. "Having a high quality of life and having a healthy and independent life is the point," he said.
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