Vadim N. Gladyshev, PhD
Vadim N. Gladyshev is a professor at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital and a pioneer in aging and redox biology. He is known for his characterization of the human selenoprotein encoded by 25 genes. He studies mechanisms of aging and lifespan control. Vadim developed biomarkers of aging in mice as well as the concept of the deleteriome that defines the aging process. In 2013, he won the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award.