Reading Time: 4 minutes The head of the US National Institutes of Health, Francis Collins had joined forces with Harvard University professor David Liu and others to tackle progeria, a genetic disorder that causes children to age rapidly.
Author name: Merlin Crossley
Merlin Crossley is the deputy vice-chancellor (Academic) and a professor of molecular biology at the University of New South Wales. He has also worked or studied at the Universities of Melbourne, Oxford, Harvard and Sydney. He has been recognized by numerous awards, including a Rhodes Scholarship, the Australian Academy of Science's Gottschalk Medal, and the NSW Premier's Prize for Excellence in Biomedical Sciences in 2020.