OpenHouseRibbonResearchers studying aging at Marin County's Buck Institute now have an imposing new lab where they will focus on the roles that stem cells play in that process—or might be able to have in slowing it.

BrianKennedy120Brian KennedyIt turns out that each of us carries thousands of stem cells within our own bodies, explains Brian Kennedy, President and CEO of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. But they grow old right along with the rest of us.

DeepakLambaDeepak LambaOne of the new additions to the Buck Institute's research staff is Dr. Deepak Lamba, who is considered a pioneer in efforts to create new retinal cells from embryonic stem cells, a development that holds great promise in countering the widespread problem of macular degeneration.

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