Calico’s vice president of aging research.
Kenyon graduated valedictorian in chemistry from the University of Georgia in 1976. She received her Ph.D. from MIT in 1981 and was a postdoctoral fellow with Nobel laureate Sydney Brenner in Cambridge, England. In 1986 she joined the faculty of the University of California, San Francisco, where she became the Herb Boyer Distinguished Professor and an American Cancer Society Professor, before joining Calico in 2014. Kenyon is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and she is a former president of the Genetics Society of America. She has received many scientific honors and awards.
She's founder of Academy for Health & Lifespan Research.
Visit website: https://www.calicolabs.com/cynthia-kenyon/
See also: Calico - Combating aging and associated diseases. An Alphabet (Google) subsidiary.
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Quest to cure ageing like a disease
BBC - 05-Feb-2018
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New York Times - 25-Jan-2018
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Proto - 13-Jun-2017
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Sydney Morning Herald - 03-Oct-2015
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