Laura Niedernhofer

Biochem,Molec Biol,Biophy MEDX
Medical School
Twin Cities
Project Title: 
Institute on the Biology of Aging and Metabolism

The mission of the Institute on the Biology of Aging and Metabolism is to improve the health, and thereby the quality of life, for the elderly in the state of Minnesota and beyond, through:

  • Discovery of fundamental mechanisms that drive aging, the number one risk factor for the majority of debilitating chronic diseases
  • Drug development targeting these fundamental processes
  • Augmenting emerging approaches to clinically test therapeutics aimed to extend health span of the elderly
  • Educating the next generation of basic and clinical scientists dedicated to this mission

Project Investigators

Laura Niedernhofer
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