Welcome to the Rando Laboratory
Funding for the research comes from the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research , the NIH (NIA, NIAMS, and NINDS), the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the American Federation for Aging Research and the Duchenne Parent Project (Netherlands).
Thomas Rando named director of UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center
Dr. Thomas Rando, a renowned neurologist and stem cell biologist, has been named director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA.
Newsweek: Can Blood from Young People Slow Aging? Silicon Valley Has Bet Billions It Will
The idea that aging and illness go hand and hand is, of course, nothing new. What’s new is the newfound confidence of scientists that “aging” can be measured, reverse-engineered and controlled.
NIA: The Epigenetics of Aging: What the Body’s Hands of Time Tell Us
We’ve all met older adults who seem younger, whose bodies and brains seem decades nimbler than their actual ages, and wondered, “What makes them different?” Despite the wide range of supplements and related products that claim, without scientific evidence, that they can turn back the years, the key to foiling Father Time may lie in the field of epigenetics.