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Matt Kaeberlein, University of Washington, USA
Matt Kaeberlein, Ph.D.

Matt Kaeberlein is a Professor of Pathology and Adjunct Professor of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Western Washington University in 1997, and a Ph.D. in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2002. Dr. Kaeberlein has authored more than 130 publications on the basic biology of aging and has been recognized with several awards, including a Breakthroughs in Gerontology Award from the Glenn Foundation, an Alzheimer’s Association Young Investigator Award, an Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar in Aging Award, an Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year Award, and a Murdock Trust Award. In 2011, he was named the Vincent Cristofalo Rising Star in Aging Research by the American Federation for Aging Research and appointed as a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America. Dr. Kaeberlein is the current President of the American Aging Association and has served on their Executive Committee and Board of Directors since 2012. Dr. Kaeberlein currently serves on the editorial boards for Science, npj Aging and Mechanisms of Disease, Aging Cell, Cell Cycle, Oncotarget, BioEssays, PloS One, Frontiers in Genetics of Aging, F1000 Research, and Ageing Research Reviews. In addition to his primary appointment, Dr. Kaeberlein served as a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Biochemistry at the Aging Research Institute of Guangdong Medical College in Dongguan, China from 2009-2014. He is currently the co-Director of the University of Washington Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging and the founding Director of the Healthy Aging and Longevity Research Institute at the University of Washington.

Homepage: www.kaeberleinlab.org

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