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Justin Crane

College of Science Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Urban Affairs; Director, Masters Program in Security and Resilience

Dr. Crane is an Assistant Professor of Biology at Northeastern University. In 2013, Dr. Crane obtained his PhD in Aging and Cellular Metabolism from McMaster University in Canada. In 2015, he completed his post-doctoral involving Obesity and Diabetes research, also at McMaster University. He was then recruited to Northeastern University under their Healthy Aging Initiative, joining several faculty that study aging and regenerative biology. Dr. Crane studies fundamental cellular mechanisms of aging in mammalian cells and tissues, with a focus on skin, connective and muscle tissue. Dr. Crane is a member of Northeastern’s Biology PhD program.