Dr. Valter Longo on His Research into Longevity

Valter_Longo250x250For this edition of the Healthspan Expert Q & A, we talk with Valter Longo, Ph.D., Edna Jones Professor in Gerontology and Professor in Biological Science at USC. He most recently gave a lecture on nutrition, fasting, longevity, and diseases for the Trans-NIH GeroScience Interest Group’s (GSIG) seminar series.

Q: What led you to pursue a career in longevity research?

VL: I have worked on longevity research since I was an undergraduate. I always thought it was a great way to combine science and medicine.

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