Basic mechanisms of aging

Almost every aspect of Buck research starts here — and nearly every Buck project adds to our collective knowledge.

Our focus is aging

What drives the aging process? Genetics? Wear and tear? Toxic overload? At what point can we intercede? Moreover, how do particular aging mechanisms link to specific diseases? An understanding the underpinnings of the aging process are key to nearly every discovery. Faculty members eager to collaborate speed the work.

Rachel Brem, PhD

Associate Professor
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Lisa Ellerby, PhD

Professor
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Pankaj Kapahi, PhD

Professor
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Martin Brand, PhD

Professor
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Judith Campisi, PhD

Professor
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Jennifer Garrison, PhD

Assistant Professor
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Pejmun Haghighi, PhD

Professor
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Brian K. Kennedy, PhD

Professor
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Gordon Lithgow, PhD

Professor, Chief Academic Officer
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Simon Melov, PhD

Professor
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Eric Verdin, MD

President and Chief Executive Officer, Professor
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Kai Zhou, PhD

Buck Fellow
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Henri Jasper Buck Institute

Heinrich Jasper, PhD

Professor
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