Aditi Gurkar, PhD presents The Science Behind the Future of Aging – TEDxPittsburghWomen

Jan 30, 2020

How old you you? How old do you feel? Accomplished scientific researcher Aditi Gurkar shares the latest findings in aging research, including a framework for understanding healthy agers and non-healthy agers. Aditi U. Gurkar is an Assistant Professor in the Aging Institute and Division of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. Aditi received her Ph.D. at the Boston University School of Medicine and did her post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School and The Scripps Research Institute. Her lab is interested in understanding the basis for ‘Why we age?’ and ‘Can Aging be Reversed?’ She received the K99/R00 Transition to Independence Award through the NIH and has been funded through the Nathan Shock Center, Pepper Center and the Aging Institute. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.