Matt Kaeberlein, Ph.D. Co-Director, UW Nathan Shock Center of Excellence In the Basic Biology of Aging
Matt Kaeberlein is an American biologist and biogerontologist best known for his research on evolutionarily conserved mechanisms of aging. He is currently a Professor of Pathology at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Kaeberlein became an assistant professor at UW in 2006, an associate professor in 2011, and a full professor in 2015. He has received several awards for his work, including a Breakthroughs in Gerontology Award, an Alzheimer’s Association New Investigator Award, and an Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar in Aging Award. In 2011, he was named the Vincent Cristofalo Rising Star in Aging Research by the American Federation for Aging Research and appointed as a GSA Fellow. Kaeberlein was also recognized as an Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year in 2010.
Kaeberlein is a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Biochemistry at the Aging Research Institute of Guangdong Medical College in Dongguan, China. He is also the co-Director of the University of Washington Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging, the Director of SAGEWEB, and the founding Director of the Healthy Aging and Longevity Research Institute at the University of Washington. He is also a co-director of the Dog Aging Project.