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Alessandro Bitto

Alessandro Bitto

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Acting Instructor of Lab Medicine and Pathology

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Dr. Bitto is an Acting Instructor in the Department of Lab Medicine and Pathology. His research is focused on understanding the interaction between biological aging, mitochondrial function, and metabolic disease. Dr. Bitto was a BMHA post-doctoral fellow on the Genetic Approaches to Aging Training Grant from 2013-2016 and is the recipient of a post-doctoral research […]

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Kathryn Jewett

Kathryn Jewett

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Dr. Kathryn A. Jewett, Ph.D. received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Neuroscience from Washington State University. Her graduate work with Dr. James M. Krueger involved looking at the effects of electrical and chemical stimulation on cultured neural networks, correlating features between whole animal brain sleep/wake states and dissociated in vitro neural networks. After graduation […]

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Matt Kaeberlein

Matt Kaeberlein

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Director, Healthy Aging and Longevity Research Institute
Director, Biological Mechanisms of Healthy Aging Training Program
Co-Director, UW Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging
Co-Director, Dog Aging Project
Professor of Pathology
Adjunct Professor of Genome Sciences
Adjunct Professor of Oral Health Sciences

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Dr. Kaeberlein’s research interests are focused on biological mechanisms of aging in order to facilitate translational interventions that promote healthspan and improve quality of life. He has published more than 200 scientific papers, has been recognized by several prestigious awards, and has Fellow status in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the […]

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Scott Kennedy

Scott Kennedy

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Assistant Professor of Lab Medicine and Pathology

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Mitochondrial mutagenesis in aging and neurodegeneration Dr. Kennedy is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Lab Medicine and Pathology. Dr. Kennedy has a long standing interest in elucidating how somatic mutations, primarily focused on the mitochondrial genome, influence aging and age associated diseases, such as neurodegeneration. During his post-doctoral training with Dr. Lawrence A. […]

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Jessica Young

Jessica Young

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Assistant Professor of Lab Medicine and Pathology

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Dr. Young joined the UW faculty in 2016 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Lab Medicine and Pathology.  Her research goal is to understand the molecular and biochemical mechanisms underlying age-related disorders, with a particular focus on neurodegenerative disorders.  She has developed human stem cell models to further this line of research, as […]

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