ONLINE–Primary Source Speaker Series “How the Black Bear May Hold the Secret to a Cure for Kidney Disease”with Dr. Ron Korstanje
July 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Professor Korstanje is an Associate Professor at The Jackson Laboratory. His lab studies the genetics of kidney function and disease, particularly in the context of aging. Chronic kidney disease affects more than half a million Americans, a number that is growing due to the aging population. He also is the co-director for the Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging at JAX. Please join us to hear how Dr. Korstanje is studying hibernating black bears to provide clues to kidney regeneration in people.