Thomas Rando is a professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University, where he is the director of the Glenn Laboratories for the Biology of Aging and deputy director of the Stanford Center on Longevity. His research on tissue-specific stem cells in aging and disease, and on pathogenetic mechanisms and gene therapy for muscular dystrophies, has broad implications for the fields of regenerative medicine and stem cell transplantation.
A researcher from the Stanford Center on Longevity reports on a new discovery that could help maintain muscle tissue well into old age
Money & Policy
New rules on tapping retirement savings, plus an IRA extension
A series on America's first generation aging with HIV/AIDS