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Alaattin Kaya, Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Molecular Genetics

Department affiliations

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, College of Humanities and Sciences

Education

PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2010)
M.Sc., Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey (2008)

Research description

My lab focuses on the biology of aging with an emphasis on the identification of mechanisms that regulate lifespan. We aim to identify small molecule compounds that can target those mechanisms to extend both life and health span to delay aging and the progression of age-related diseases, specifically cancer.

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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Contact information

Email: kayaa@vcu.edu

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