03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
PST via ZOOM
PATHOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS
Guest Lecturer: Matt Kaeberlein, PhD
"The Dog Aging Project: An Open-Science Study of Aging in 40,000+ Companion Dogs"
About Pathology Grand Rounds
The Pathology Grand Rounds is open to those aﬀiliated with Stanford University Medical Center and invited guests only. The objective is to increase knowledge in the ﬁeld of Pathology. There is no commercial support received for this course unless otherwise speciﬁed. These lectures are hosted by Stanford Pathology Faculty.
Some Grand Rounds Lectures may be available in person and/or hybrid via ZOOM. Please contact Roomana Patel at email@example.com or 650-725-9352 for more information.
About the Speaker
Matt Kaeberlein, PhD
Professor, UW Department of Pathology
Co-Director, UW Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging/ Director, Healthy Aging and Longevity Research Institute/ Director of the Dog Aging Project
Matt Kaeberlein, Ph.D., is recognized globally for his research on the basic biology of aging. He has the perspective that the molecular mechanisms of aging will lead to interventions that slow the onset and progression of age-related chronic conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, kidney disease, heart disease, Alzheimer’s and others. Current projects in the Kaeberlein lab have a common theme centered on identifying the genetic and environmental factors that modulate longevity and understanding how these factors act at a molecular level. Once these factors are identified, then it will be possible to develop drugs specifically targeting the gene variant of interest. If these drugs increase life span or delay the onset of age-associated disease in animal models, they will be good candidates for human clinical trials
(If held in person, please refer to lecture details)
291 Campus Dr., LK130
Palo Alto, CA 94305
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Palo Alto, CA 94305