About NIA

Ronald KOHANSKI

Title: 
Health Scientist Administrator
Office: 
Division of Aging Biology (DAB)
Phone: 
301-496-6402

Biography:

Cardiovascular Biology Program

  • Age-dependent changes in cardiac and vascular structure and function.
  • Role of stem cells in cardiac and vascular maintenance and renewal.
  • Aging effects on cell death and proliferation in the heart and vasculature.
  • Aging of the vascular endothelium.

Stem Cell Biology Program

  • Role of the aged microenvironment in stem cell functions
  • Factors affecting age-dependent changes in stem cell renewal and differentiation