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William Banks

William Banks

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Professor, Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science

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Decline in blood-brain barrier function during aging Dr. Banks is Professor, Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine and Associate Director for Research of the Puget Sound Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center. The major focus of his research is the study of how the brain and body communicate with one another through the transfer of […]

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Antonio Bedalov

Antonio Bedalov

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Associate Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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Genome replication and its role in aging Dr. Bedalov is an Associate Member in the Clinical Research Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  Dr. Bedalov is a bone marrow transplant specialist who treats people for blood disorders, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and myelodysplastic syndrome.  He runs an active research laboratory that uses S. […]

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Mary-Claire King

Mary-Claire King

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Professor of Genome Sciences
Professor of Medical Genetics

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Aging factors in complex heritable conditions. Dr. King’s group uses next generation sequencing approaches to identify genes responsible for complex human conditions. Since the 1970s, her group has exploited approaches from genetics, then molecular biology, then genomics to discover and characterize genes for inherited disease. There are four areas of her work that offer insights […]

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Brian Kraemer

Brian Kraemer

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Research Associate Professor, Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

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Dr. Kraemer’s research explores how protein aggregation contributes to neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and frontotemporal degeneration. Dr. Kraemer has developed animal models of the tau pathology seen in Alzheimer’s disease using both transgenic mice and transgenic C. elegans. Dr. Kraemer’s current work focuses on dissecting the genetic requirements for tau mediated […]

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May J. Reed

May J. Reed

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Associate Professor of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Section Chief, Harborview Medical Center
Medical Director, Senior Care Clinic

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Dr. Reed is Section Chief of Geriatric Medicine at Harborview, Medical Director of the HMC Senior Care Clinic and UW Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine.  She is also Associate Director of the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program. Dr. Reed’s longstanding interest is in evaluating the effects of the […]

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