Dr. Ingram is a Professor at Pennington Biomedical Research Center (PBRC), Louisiana State University (LSU) System, Baton Rouge, LA. He has held several positions there including Adjunct Professor, School of Human Ecology and has served on the Steering Committee, Director, Animal Metabolism and Behavior Core. He was President of the Gerontological Society of America between 2010 and 2011 and is currently Professor (part-time) in the Geriatrics Section, Department of Internal Medicine, LSUHSC-New Orleans, LA. Dr. Ingram’s research has focused on nutritional and pharmacological interventions designed to slow the rate of aging and thus reduce the risk of age-related disease and functional decline. The major area of investigation involves in vivo rodent models and in vitro cellular models to identify protective mechanisms invoked by calorie restriction.