Theme: The elusive concept of biological age
Date/Time: Aug 18 @10:00 AM
Dr. Kaeberlein research interests are focused on basic mechanisms of aging in order to facilitate translational interventions that promote healthspan and improve quality of life. Matt Kaeberlein has published more than 200 papers in top scientific journals and has been recognized by several prestigious awards, including a Breakthroughs in Gerontology Award, an Alzheimer´s Association Young Investigator Award, an Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar in Aging Award, a Murdock Trust Award, the Vincent Cristofalo Rising Star in Aging Research, the Nathan W. Shock Award, and the Robert W. Kleeimeier Award.
His contributions have also been recognized with Fellow status in the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Aging Association, and the Gerontological Society of America. Dr. Kaeberlein is a past President of the American Aging Association and has served on their Executive Committee and Board of Directors since 2012. He is also a former member of the Board of Directors for the Federation of American Societies for Biology and the current Chair of the Biological Sciences Section of the Gerontological Society of America. Dr. Kaeberlein is Founding Director of the Healthy Aging and Longevity Research Institute at the University of Washington, Director of the Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging, Director of the Biological Mechanisms of Healthy Aging Training Program, and co-Director of the Dog Aging Project.