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Jonathan Wanagat, MD, PhD

Jonathan Wanagat, MD, PhD

[CONTACT INFORMATION]
Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics
10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 2339
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: (310) 825-8253
Fax: (310) 794-2199
E-mail: jwanagat@mednet.ucla.edu

[AFFILIATION]
Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine

[EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS]
Education:
Postdoctoral Researcher, Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, 2006 – 2009
Senior Fellow, Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, 2006 – 2007
Clinical Fellow, Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, 2005 – 2006
Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin, 2003 – 2005
Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Washington, 2002 – 2003
MD, PhD, Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Wisconsin PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology, 1993 – 2002
BS, Honors Biology and Chemistry, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1989 – 1993

Certification:
Board Certified, Geriatrics 2007 – Present
Board Certified, Internal Medicine, 2005 – Present

[AWARDS & RECOGNITION]
Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award in Aging (K08), NIH/NIA/AFAR, 2009 – 2014
Brookdale Leadership in Aging Fellowship, Brookdale Foundation, 2007 – 2009
National Academies, Keck Futures Initiative: The Future of Human Healthspan, Irvine, 2007
Paul F. Glenn Postdoctoral Award, American Aging Association, 2007
NIA Summer Research Course in Experimental Aging, Barshop Institute, San Antonio, 2007
NIA Summer Institute on Aging Research, Wye River, 2007
Molecular Biology of Aging Program, Marine Biological Lab, Ellison Medical Foundation, 2007
American Aging Association Travel Award, 2007
Leonard Award, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Wisconsin, 2001
Rath Fellow in the Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship Program, 2000 – 2002
Biology of Aging and Age-related Diseases Training Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996 – 2000
Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993 – 2002

[RESEARCH INTERESTS]
Falls
Frailty
Mitochondrial Mutations
Sarcopenia

[PUBLICATIONS]
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[PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR NIH GRANTS]
MITOCHONDRIAL GENETICS IN SKELETAL MUSCLE AGING

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