The Scripps Research Institute has appointed Paul D. Robbins, PhD, as a professor and Laura J. Niedernhofer, MD, PhD, as an associate professor in the Metabolism and Aging Department on the institute’s Florida campus.

“It is a distinct honor to welcome these two exceptional scientists to the faculty,” said Roy Smith, chair of the Metabolism and Aging Department. “They both bring a wealth of knowledge and experience and are involved in research that will help change the way we deal with aging and disease in the future.”

Prior to joining Scripps Florida, Robbins was a professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Niedernhofer was associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh and its cancer institute.

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