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Board Member in the News: Steven Austad lends expertise on sex chromosomes and longevity in The Guardian

Mar 10
2020

Board Member in the News: Steven Austad lends expertise on sex chromosomes and longevity in The Guardian View MoreBACK

On March 3, The Guardian featured insights from AFAR expert Steven Austad, PhD, on new research that connects having two copies of the same sex chromosome with increased longevity.

Dr. Austad is AFAR’s Senior Scientific Director. He is also a distinguished professor and Chair of the Department of Biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, as well as Co-Principle-Investigator of the Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging Coordinating Center.

Read the article, “Mystery of lifespan gap between sexes may be solved, say researchers,” here.





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