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Beeson Annual Meeting

Nov 20
2019

Beeson Annual Meeting

The Beeson Annual Meeting is held for Beeson Scholars, mentors and other leaders in academic medicine and aging research to review research progress of Scholars, encourage dissemination of their findings, and enhance development of scholarship and leadership. The 2019 Beeson Annual Meeting will be held November 20 - 23 at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico.  The 2019 final meeting program book can be downloaded here.


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2019 AFAR Scientific Awards Ceremony and Lectures

Nov 15
2019

2019 AFAR Scientific Awards Ceremony and Lectures

  2019 Scientific Awards of Distinction Ceremony and Lectures   Friday, November 15, 2019   Award presentations and lectures 5:00 – 6:30 pm Room 9C, Level 3  Convention Center, Austin, Texas   A Reception will follow from 6:30 - 8:00 pm   Room 10A   Held at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA)   On Friday, November 15, AFAR will present its 2019 Scientific Awards during a special ceremony at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) in Austin. “These awards are given annually to members of the aging research community whose work advances the field, and advances our…


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2019 Annual Awards Dinner and Scientific Symposium

Nov 7
2019

2019 Annual Awards Dinner and Scientific Symposium

  Please join AFAR for our   Annual Awards Dinner and Scientific Symposium   Lotte New York Palace 2:30-5pm  Symposium 6-7pm  Cocktails 7-9pm  Awards Dinner    For Dinner Table & Ticket Opportunities, please click here. For Symposium Sponsor Opportunities, please click here. honoring   Alan Alda Founder, Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science HONORARY LEADERSHIP AWARD   Howard P. Milstein Chairman, Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership (MMAAP) Foundation Chairman, Milstein Program of Geriatrics GEORGE E. AND MARIE J. DOTY AWARD   also recognizing Pinchas “Hassy” Cohen,…


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Webinar: Inflammation and Aging

Oct 1
2019

Webinar: Inflammation and Aging

    WEBINAR: Inflammation and Aging Tuesday, October 1, 2019 2-3pm ET (11am-12pm PT)   Chronic, low-grade sterile inflammation that occurs with age (inflammaging) has been observed in all mammalian species studied, from rodents to non-human primates to humans.  It has been argued that aging is driven by the age-related increase in proinflammatory cytokines and substances produced by the innate immune system leading to reduced healthspan and accelerated aging. Because inflammation is strongly associated with a variety of diseases (e.g. type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, and frailty), inflammaging appears to…


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Webinar: Stronger, Longer: Muscle Mass and Aging

Sep 26
2019

Webinar: Stronger, Longer: Muscle Mass and Aging

  Webinar: Stronger, Longer: Muscle Mass and Aging Thursday, September 26, 2019   AFAR, the National Institute of Aging of the NIH, and PBS Next Avenue presented a free webinar, Stronger, Longer: Muscle Mass and Aging. The one-hour webinar shared the latest research on sarcopenia and tips for what you can do to sustain muscle as you grow older.   First, AFAR expert Nathan LeBrasseur, PhD (Director of the Healthy Aging and Independent Living Program at the Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging, and Associate professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester) presented a basic…


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