Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Stanford lands $5 million grant for center focused on stem cells and aging

Dr. Thomas Rando
Stanford University received a $5 million grant from the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research to launch a new center on the biology of aging.
The Paul F. Glenn Laboratories for the Biology of Aging at Stanford will focus on the role of stem cells in the aging process, the university said in a press release. More specifically, researchers will study how stem cells change as an individual ages and how that contributes to the development of age-related diseases and disorders.
The center will be led by Dr. Thomas Rando, a professor of neurology and neurological sciences at Stanford.

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