- Professor of Comparative Medicine
Geropathology and mouse models in translational geroscience
Dr. Ladiges is Professor of comparative medicine and Director of the Geropathology Research Network and the UW Nathan Shock Center Geropathology Resource. He has extensive experience in the pathobiological evaluation and modeling of mice for preclinical aging and intervention studies and has been a leader in the application of pathology in basic geroscience. His research focuses on the investigation of pathological mechanisms of aging with a specific interest in the preclinical testing of anti-aging drugs in aged mouse models for translational relevance to clinical aging studies and chronic diseases of the elderly. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Aging Pathobiology and Therapeutics.