Bio:
Dr. Longo is a Professor of Gerontology and Biological Sciences, and Director of the Longevity Institute at the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and Director of the Oncology and Longevity Program at IFOM, Milan. His research focuses on the analysis of multiple genetic mechanisms underlying aging and the identification of therapeutic strategies, including nutrition, to slow down or halt the onset of age-related diseases. Dr. Longo was awarded the 2010 Nathan Shock Lecture Award from the National Institute on Aging and the 2013 Vincent Cristofalo “Rising Star” Award for Research on Aging from the American Federation for Aging Research.

Link: http://gero.usc.edu/faculty/longo/