Local scientist named to gerontology chair



Jorge R. Barrio of Agoura Hills, a professor of molecular and medical pharmacology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been appointed to UCLA's Elizabeth and Thomas Plott Chair in Gerontology.
The endowed chair is held for a five-year term by a recipient who conducts research and educational activities related to aging and longevity in the areas of molecular biology, neuroscience and immunology.
Barrio has focused his research on developing molecular imagi...

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