Cellular images of a young mouse prostate (left) and a prostate in an older mouse (right). The older prostate contains more luminal progenitor cells (brown).
“Understanding what’s causing the prostate to grow with age helps us to consider strategies to prevent the expansion of these cells and possibly reduce a person’s risk for prostate growth or disease,” said Andrew Goldstein, member of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA and a UCLA assistant professor of urology and of molecular, cell, and developmental biology.
Read the full story in the UCLA press release.
Goldstein, senior author on the publication, is a CTSI-supported investigator.