Department: Department of Genetics and Genomics

UTHSC Researcher Co-Leads Study of Genes that Modulate Aging, Lifespan

Headshot of Dr. Robert Williams

Scientists led by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland are exploring the elaborate interplay between genes, sex, growth, and age and how they influence variation in longevity. Their findings, which are being published in the peer-reviewed journal Science, are an important step in understanding why some people live… Read More