Pathology Presents: Pathology Presents Dr. Gordon Lithgow

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Dr. Gordon Lithgow
Professor and Vice President
The Buck Institutue for Research on Aging

Faculty Sponsor

Daniel Promislow/Student: Rebecca Bornstein

Date & Time

May 27, 2020 at 1:30pm - 2:30pm


Online Meeting


Gordon Lithgow, PhD

The Buck Institutue for Research on Aging

“Aging as a Target for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases”

We study human chronic disease in silos and tend to treat symptoms rather than causes. Research on simple laboratory animals suggests that aging is a common cause of many such diseases and that pharmacological interventions targeting aging promote health. Can we translate these finding into the clinic?