Longwood Muscle Stem Cell Seminar
June 27, 2017 4:00 – 5:00 PM
“Update on the MATCH study: muscle phenotyping and function in asymptomatic HIV+ middle-aged men and women.”
Monty Montano Ph. D.
Scientific Director, Boston Pepper Center
Monty Montano PhD is a Principal Investigator at Harvard Medical School and the Director of Muscle and Aging Interventions at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Montano received a Ph.D. in Genetics from Stanford University School of Medicine and did his postdoctoral work at the Harvard School of Public Health. He conducts international translational research on aging, musculoskeletal regeneration, and chronic HIV infection. Dr. Montano is the principal investigator of an NIH-sponsored 5-year study to comprehensively evaluate physical function and muscle maintenance in older individuals with HIV infection on effective therapy compared to age-matched uninfected individuals. He is the Founder of MyoSyntax, a biotechnology company promoting muscle health span. Dr. Montano is a chartered member of the National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review and he is the author of a book on translational medicine entitled, “Translational Biology in Medicine: Models from Aging, Muscle Regeneration and Infection.”
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