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Kelsey Moody

Kelsey Moody

Kelsey Moody

Affiliated Faculty, CEO and Founder of ICHOR






Research Interests

  • Translational research
  • Biology of aging


  • PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 2019
  • MBA in Risk Management, Concordia University Wisconsin, 2013
  • BS in Cellular Biochemistry and Psychology, SUNY Plattsburgh, 2010

Awards & Professional Honors

  • 2019 Groundbreaker Achievement Award Nominee, MedTech
  • 2018 40 under Forty, CNY Business Journal

Selected Publications

  • Grohn, K. J.; Moyer, B. S.; Wortel, D. C.; Fisher, C. M.; Lumen, E.; Bianchi, A. H.; Kelly, K.; Campbell, P. S.; Hagrman, D. E.; Bagg, R. G.; Clement, J.; Wolfe, A. J.; Basso, A.; Nicoletti, C.; Lai, G.; Provinciali, M.; Malavolta, M.; Moody, K. J. C60 in Olive Oil Causes Light-Dependent Toxicity and Does Not Extend Lifespan in Mice. Geroscience 2020.
  • Milliken, B. T.; Melegari, L.; Smith, G. L.; Grohn, K.; Wolfe, A. J.; Moody, K.; Bou-Abdallah, F.; Doyle, R. P. Fenretinide Binding to the Lysosomal Protein Saposin D Alters Ceramide Solubilization and Hydrolysis. RSC Med. Chem. 2020.
  • Tian, X.; Firsanov, D.; Zhang, Z.; Cheng, Y.; Luo, L.; Tombline, G.; Tan, R.; Simon, M.; Henderson, S.; Steffan, J.; Goldfarb, A.; Tam, J.; Zheng, K.; Cornwell, A.; Johnson, A.; Yang, J.-N.; Mao, Z.; Manta, B.; Dang, W.; Zhang, Z.; Vijg, J.; Wolfe, A.; Moody, K.; Kennedy, B. K.; Bohmann, D.; Gladyshev, V. N.; Seluanov, A.; Gorbunova, V. SIRT6 Is Responsible for More Efficient DNA Double-Strand Break Repair in Long-Lived Species. Cell 2019, 177 (3), 622-638.e22.
  • Moody, K. J.; Tinklepaugh, J.; Obert, E.; Grohn, K.; DeRosa, J. R.; Lumen, E.; Moyer, B. S.; Campbell, S.; Wolfe, A. J.; Sleeper, M. B.; Bianchi, A. H.; Fisher, C.; Applegate, J.; Leary, E.; LeClair, N.; Wortel, D.; Doyle, R. P.; Rohrer, B.; Blanden, A. R. Recombinant Manganese Peroxidase Reduces A2E Burden in Age-Related and Stargardt’s Macular Degeneration Models. Rejuvenation Res 2018, 21 (6), 560–571.
  • DeRosa, J. R.; Moyer, B. S.; Lumen, E.; Wolfe, A. J.; Sleeper, M. B.; Bianchi, A. H.; Crawford, A.; McGuigan, C.; Wortel, D.; Fisher, C.; Moody, K. J.; Blanden, A. R. RPtag as an Orally Bioavailable, Hyperstable Epitope Tag and Generalizable Protein Binding Scaffold. Biochemistry 2018, 57 (21), 3036–3049.
  • Tinklepaugh, J.; Smith, B. M.; Nie, Y.; Moody, K.; Grohn, K.; Bou-Abdallah, F.; Doyle, R. P. Saposin B Binds the Lipofuscin Bisretinoid A2E and Prevents Its Enzymatic and Photooxidation. ChemPhotoChem 2017, 1 (6), 256–259.