Rafael de Cabo

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Rafael de Cabo is an American scientist and Branch Chief of the Translational Gerontology Branch at the National Institute on Aging, a division of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. His research on calorie restriction in rhesus macaques suggested that calorie restriction in monkeys have no significant effects on their lifespan.[1] In 2011, his research on obese mice suggested that resveratrol mimetic helps extend longevity and his research on male mice suggested that metformin have a longevity effect.[2]


  1. ^ "NIH study finds calorie restriction does not affect survival". National Institute of Health. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Pill linked to long life in Mice". BBC News. 13 July 2013. Retrieved 5 May 2015.

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