Dear GRG Member,
Reminder about the 44th AGE Annual Meeting May 29 – June 1
Re aging solutions for humans — pre-conference symposium is particularly relevant.
May 29 Pre-conference Symposium
The Geroscience Initiative: Challenges and New Perspectives
Organizers: Felipe Sierra, National Institute on Aging and James Nelson, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Sessions of particular interest for humans – see online program below to decide what’s important to you.
Introductory Remarks, Felipe Sierra, Ph.D.
10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
Session II. Aging Processes that underlie the exponential increase in cancer and cardiovascular
Steve Horvath, UCLA The epigenetic clock, biological age & cancer
President’s Welcome and Opening Panel Open to Public
The Path Ahead: Directors’ Perspectives on Developing Research Programs to Promote Healthy Aging
Chair: Brian Kennedy, Buck Institute; Panelists: Pinchas Cohen, MD, USC; Rita Effros, PhD,, UCLA; James Kirkland, MD, PhD, The Mayo Clinic; Nicolas Musi, MD, Barshop/San Antonio, Nir Barzilai, MD, Einstein
Online program — subject to revision
Kenneth Rockwood, Dalhousie University Metrics for Frailty in Humans
June 1 Session 9: Pharmacologic Interventions Targeting Aging Processes: Worms to Humans
Randy Strong, Barshop/San Antonio Intervention Testing From Animal models to Humans
Online program — subject to revision:
John M. “Johnny” Adams
Executive Director Gerontology Research Group
(949) 922-9786 cell
CEO / Exec. Director
Carl I. Bourhenne Medical Research Foundation / Aging Intervention Foundation