The LLHF would like to congratulate its 2020 Distinguished Research Scientists who received the following awards:

The Lawrence A. Smookler Award in Diabetes

Ragadeepthi Tunduguru, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, City of Hope

LLHF Fellowship Grant Project Title: “Role of a Novel Inc-RNA-MicroRNA Axis in Promoting Skeletal Muscle Atrophy/Wasting”

The John S. Spice Award in Aging

Xiaoyan Guo, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Francisco

LLHF Fellowship Grant Project Title: “The Mitochondrial Stress Response in Human Cells and its Relevance to Aging”

“We are pleased and honored to be able to support young research scientists of extraordinary stature.”

– Peter J. Donnici, President