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Rochelle Buffenstein

Staff Scientist/ Senior Principal Investigator, Calico

Rochelle Buffenstein is a staff scientist at Calico, an Alphabet, Inc. funded research outfit investigating aging. Previously, she had been a professor of Physiology at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Experienced Principal Investigator with a demonstrated history of working in both academia and biotech. Pioneered the naked mole-rat as a novel model for biomedical research, with experience in cardiovascular and cancer research and the molecular mechanisms that protect this unusual species from the vagaries of aging and age-associated diseases.

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See also: Company Calico - Combating aging and associated diseases. An Alphabet (Google) subsidiary.

Rochelle Buffenstein is also referenced in the following:

Annual Scientific Meeting - Metabolism of Ageing

06-Sep-2021 to 08-Sep-2021

Jointly organised with the Biochemical Society - researcher disciplines include biochemistry, biology and medicine

ARDD 2021 - 8th Aging Research and Drug Discovery Meeting

31-Aug-2021 to 03-Sep-2021

Online event about latest progress in the molecular, cellular and organismal basis of aging organized by University of Copenhagen chaired by Morten Scheibye-Knudsen, Daniela Bakula and Alex Zhavoronkov, and with many speakers.

International Longevity Summit

23-Aug-2023 to 24-Aug-2023

Biotech and Longevity Conference in South Africa organized by TAFFD

Rochelle Buffenstein News

Copying naked mole-rat living conditions can extend lifespan

Haaretz - 06-Aug-2020

Demonstrated in mice, far from human trials, but a potential longevity intervention


Anti-aging secrets of some animals, revealed

Discover - 08-Aug-2018

High cell damage tolerance, unfaltering telomeres, stem cells, to mention a few