Marisol Corral-Debrinski and Bruce Ames at Aging 2008
Bruce Ames is a professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, and a senior scientist at Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI). He is the inventor of the Ames test, a system for easily and cheaply testing the mutagenicity of compounds. His research focuses on cancer and aging and he has authored over 500 scientific publications. He is among the few hundred most-cited scientists in all fields.
Daniel Perry, Gregory Fahy and Michael West at Aging 2008 in Los Angeles
Daniel Perry, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aging Research in Washington, D.C. heads the leading citizen advocacy organization in the nation, promoting a broad spectrum of research focused on improving the health and quality of life of the aging population. Mr. Perry’s diversity of health policy, government, political and journalistic experiences make him an expert in his field. He frequently is called upon as a speaker on aging research and policy before a myriad of audiences. As a journalist, he has been widely published and was the recipient of numerous awards and citations, including a nomination for the Pulitzer Prize.