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Richard Weindruch

Expert on retarding the aging process by caloric restriction

Professor, medicine, geriatrics and gerontology School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-265-8199 — Home and cell phones available upon request ekumlien@uwhealth.org Home page

Topics

  • Caloric restriction and aging
  • Caloric restriction and metabolism
  • Caloric restriction and gene expression

Achievements

  • Led team that discovered that caloric restriction can slow the aging process in primates, 2009
  • Co-author, "The Retardation of Aging and Disease by Dietary Restriction," 1988
  • Discovered that caloric restriction started in middle age can slow aging in mice, 1982

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