Research to Improve Wellness and Longevity

Interview with Bettina Mittendorfer, PhD., who leads the Longevity Research Program's study of dietary protein and cardiovascular health.



Bettina Mittendorfer, PhD. is Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics & Nutritional Science and Director of the Longevity Research Program at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. She is widely published, and her additional titles include:

  • Associate Director, Center for Applied Research Sciences
  • Director, Clinical Science Research Core of the Nutrition and Obesity Research Center (NORC)

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