Vera Gorbunova

Vera Gorbunova Link to laboratory: https://www.rochester.edu/College/BIO/people/faculty/gorbunova_vera/

How will your research contribute to extending healthy human life?

We are investigating the mechanisms used by long-lived animals to achieve long and healthy life.

What were the major breakthroughs made by your laboratory or companies?

Discovery of the mechanisms of cancer resistance in the naked mole rat. Discoveries of the role of SIRT6 in promoting genome stability.

Can your research be commercialized in the future and is there any way to invest in this research today?

Yes.

Do you think there will be significant breakthroughs in longevity research in the next decade?

Yes.

Can you say a few words about the upcoming conference in St. Petersburg? What are your expectations?

Expect to hear exciting new data and network with colleagues.

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