Distinguished Investigators

Frontier Voices

Voices from the frontiers of bioscience 

Allen Distinguished Investigators and leaders at the Allen Discovery Centers are passionate thought leaders, explorers and innovators who seek world-changing breakthroughs in bioscience. Their research runs the gamut from population behavior of bacteria to human brain evolution. What they share is a pioneering spirit and the ability to imagine new frontiers of science.

Hear from researchers supported by the Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group.

Steve Horvath, Ph.D.

Steve Horvath, Ph.D., works on all aspects of biomarker development with a particular focus on genomic biomarkers of aging. He recently developed a way to measure the age of any human tissue by looking at a combination of chemical changes to the DNA. Hear how the Allen Distinguished Investigator award has impacted his research.