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Experts in the News: Barzilai, Campisi, and Rando research on inflammation & age-related diseases in Nature Medicine

Dec 18
2019

Experts in the News: Barzilai, Campisi, and Rando research on inflammation & age-related diseases in Nature Medicine View MoreBACK

On December 5, 2019, Nature Medicine published research co-authored by AFAR experts Nir Barziali, MD, Judith Campisi, PhD, and Thomas Rando, MD, exploring how systemic chronic inflammation is connected to several diseases, and suggest potential strategies for advancing early diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.

Dr. Barzilai is AFAR’s Deputy Scientific Director, a 1994 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grants for Junior Faculty recipient, a 1997 Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging scholar, a 2010 Irving S. Wright Award winner, and the  Director at the Institute for Aging Research and distinguished Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dr. Campisi is a 1990 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grants for Junior Faculty recipient, and a 2002 Irving S. Wright Award recipient. She is also the head of the Campisi Lab at the Buck Institute.

Dr. Rando is a 2008 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award recipient. He is also the Principal Investigator of the Thomas Rando Lab, the Director of the Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging, the Deputy Director of the Stanford Center on Longevity, and a Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University.

Read the research, “Chronic inflammation in the etiology of disease across the life span”, here.

Read a related article in Science Daily, “Taming chronic inflammation may reduce illness, save lives,” here.





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