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The Oldest Dogs As Our Greatest Teachers:Get The Words Out Of Your Eyes: David Waters at TEDxPurdueU

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Published on Jun 3, 2013

What can old dogs teach us about human aging and cancer? Dr. David Waters wittily shows us how getting "out of the laboratory and into the living room" allowed him to make a ground-breaking discovery in very old dogs that could hold important implications for new and effective cancer treatments in people.
Dr. Waters is Professor of Oncology at Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine and is nationally recognized for his research on dogs as models of human aging and the comparative aspects of cancer in humans and dogs. Dr. Waters is also Associate Director of the Purdue Center on Aging and the Life Course.

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