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Experts in the News: Barzilai, Campisi, and Lithgow featured in three-part BBC News Series on Aging

Dec 27
2017

Experts in the News: Barzilai, Campisi, and Lithgow featured in three-part BBC News Series on Aging View MoreBACK

 

Between December 18 and 20, 2017, BBC News featured three AFAR experts in a three-part series exploring breakthroughs in aging research:

--Deputy Scientific Director and multiple grantee Nir Barzilai, MD

--1990 Research Grant for Junior Faculty recipient Judith Campisi, PhD and

-- 2006 Glenn/AFAR Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award recipient Gordon Lithgow, PhD

Dr. Barzilai shares insights on the Targeting Aging with Metformin (TAME) trial in the article “Could drugs delay the diseases of ageing?”

Dr. Campisi discusses a future of where we can live healthier as we grow older thanks to drug interventions in the article, “What are the Secrets of the SuperAgers?”

Dr. Lithgow’s research on longevity is spotlighted in the article “How Long Can We Live?”

Find the three-part series by award-winning BBC News Medical Correspondent Fergus Walsh here.


Nir Barzilai, MD is the Director of the Institute for Aging Research and the Director of the Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Biology of Aging at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Judith Campisi, PhD is a Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging.

Gordon Lithgow, PhD is a Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging.





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