Thomas A. Rando

Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Director, The Glenn Laboratories for the Biology of Aging, Stanford University School of Medicine

Thomas A. Rando is a professor of neurology and neurological sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he is also director of the Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging. His research concerns the basic biology of stem cells and how they function. In 2005, Rando received the National Institutes of Health Director’s Pioneer Award for his work at the interface between stem cell biology and the biology of aging, and he recently received a Transformative Research Award from the NIH for studies on the benefits of exercise on cognition and lifespan.

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Is it possible to slow, or even reverse, the aging process? This engaging presentation is part of our very own “Aspen... See more
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