Prof. David Kipling
Joined the Board in August 2012.
Is Chair of the Science and Impact Advisory Committee." "David Kipling originally trained as a Zoologist. After completing a DPhil in the Zoology Department at The University of Oxford he moved to the MRC Human Genetics Unit in Edinburgh as a Post-Doctoral Researcher. In 1997 he took up a permanent academic position in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University and was promoted to a personal Chair some five years later. David’s research group studies the fundamental processes underpinning human ageing, with a particular interest in telomeres and replicative senescence. He was the academic coordinator of two BBSRC funding initiatives on the biology of ageing.
David is a Trustee of the British Society for Research on Ageing, the first scientific body to be concerned specifically with gerontology as a scientific discipline.