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The CR Society International
Scientific Advisory Council


The CR Society International is fortunate to have the advice and guidance of distinguished scientists who make up our Scientific Advisory Council (SAC). Each member of the Council has made significant contributions to the understanding of how calorie restriction extends healthspan and lifespan.

Role of SAC members:

To provide guidance and recommendations on research projects undertaken by the Society.
(The CR Society Board takes full responsibility for final decisions on supported research.)
To give expert opinion on important questions regarding the science and practice of calorie restriction.


The CR Society International Scientific Advisory Council members:


Andrzej Bartke, PhD, Director of Geriatric Medicine and Professor of Physiology and Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Joseph Dhahbi, MD, PhD Adjunct Researcher, College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Department of Biochemistry, University of California at Riverside

Jennifer Fenton, MS, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor, Dept of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University

Luigi Fontana, MD, PhD Research Assistant Professor in Medicine, Geriatrics and Nutritional Science. Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine

John O. Holloszy, MD Professor of Medicine; Director, Section of Applied Physiology, Geriatrics and Nutritional Science. Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine

Pankaj Kapahi, PhD Associate Professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging

George Roth, PhD CEO, Geroscience, Inc.; 1972-2004: affiliated with National Institute on Aging of the U.S. NIH

Thomas Seyfried, PhD Professor of Biology Boston College, specialist in alternative methods of cancer prevention and treatment

David Sinclair, PhD Professor, Department of Genetics, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Harvard Medical School

Stephen Spindler, PhD Professor of Biochemistry & Biochemist, College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Department of Biochemistry, University of California at Riverside

Eric Verdin, MD Associate Director and Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institutes; Professor, University of California at San Francisco

Brad Wilcox, MD, MS Physician-Investigator in Geriatrics: Medical Director, Department of Research and Planning, The Queen's Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii; Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii. Investigator: the Pacific Health Research and Education Institute (PHREI) in Honolulu; Geriatrics and Gerontology at Kuakini Medical Center. Staff Physician, Orthopedic and Long Term Care Hospitalist Programs, The Queen's Medical Center. Medical Team Care Attending Physician, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii.



Read more about Society research at www.crsociety.org/science/research

For more information about the Scientific Advisory Council, please contact research@crsociety.org