Dr. Morten Scheibye-Knudsen earned his Doctor of Medicine in 2007 from Københavns Universitet where he also earned his PhD in Neurodegeneration in Accelerated Aging in 2016. Since 2008 Morten works at the National Institute on Aging at National Institute of Health in Baltimore, Maryland. His work focused on the cross-talk between DNA repair and mitochondrial function in neurodegeneration and aging. In 2013, at NIH, he became Research Fellow and in 2015, Visiting Professor. For two years, Morten lectured on the Biological Basis of Aging course for graduate students at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Currently, he manages his online companies Forsogsperson.dk and Mitodb.com and volunteers as Reviewer and Editor for multiple journals and publications. Forsøgsperson.dk recruits volunteers for basic scientific studies. With up to 100,000 hits monthly this has grown to become the largest single provider of research volunteers in Denmark. Mitodb.com was created for the scientific community to investigate possible links between clinical symptoms seen in genetic diseases and mitochondrial pathology. Morten is Assistant Professor and group leader of the Center for Healthy Aging at University of Copenhagen and editor of Journal of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine.