S. I. Rattan
S. I. Rattan holds a Ph.D. degree and a D.S. degree. He is appointed as a Professor of biogerontology at the Department of Molecular Biology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark. His original research and areas of expertise include human cellular aging and aging intervention, prevention, and therapies through growth factors and mild stress-induced hormesis. He is the originator of the term gerontogenes and of the concept of "virtual gerontogenes." He has published more than 190 scientific articles and 12 books, including those for school children, general public and research scientists. Rattan has several worldwide patents on the antiaging effects of kinetin and zeatin. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Biogerontology: a peer-reviewed international journal on the biology of aging.
Biography Updated on 24 January 2011