Mahtab Jafari: Reach for the Moon and Land on it
As part of the Iranian Americans’ Contributions Project (IACP), a series of interviews that explore the personal and professional backgrounds of prominent Iranian-Americans, the Huffington Post has written a feature on Professor Mahtab Jafari, our founding faculty member, that explores her personal and professional achievements in science.
CLICK HERE to read the full article
About Mahtab Jafari
Professor Mahtab Jafari was recruited to UCI to develop the new Pharmaceutical Sciences Undergraduate Program and helped develop the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences as a founding faculty member. She is currently Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Science at UCI with a research focus on slowing the aging process and adding healthy years to human life through a science that she introduced as Healthspan Pharmacology. Using human cultured cells, fruit flies, and mice she studies the impact of botanical extracts and dietary supplements on aging.