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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. A preliminary agenda for the 2019 meeting can be found here; the 2018 final meeting program book can be downloaded here.


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Chile Meeting of the International Perspectives in Geroscience Meetings

Nov 18
2019

Chile Meeting of the International Perspectives in Geroscience Meetings

AFAR is pleased to support the Chile meeting of the International Perspectives in Geroscience Meetings, co-organized by the Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging. The Chile meeting will be held from November 18-21 in Puerto Varas. In 2019, a series of international meetings will aim to increase and enhance our understanding of geroscience concepts, and to encourage researchers around the globe to integrate these concepts into their research endeavors, in order to accelerate the development of both prevention and intervention strategies. For more information on the Puerto Varas meeting, click here. To learn more about the…


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Annual Awards Dinner and Scientific Symposium

Nov 7
2019

Annual Awards Dinner and Scientific Symposium

  Please join AFAR for our Annual Awards Dinner and Scientific Symposium Thursday, November 7, 2019 Lotte New York Palace   2-5pm  Symposium 6-7pm  Cocktails 7-9pm Awards Dinner   honoring   Alan Alda Founder, Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science HONORARY LEADERSHIP AWARD Howard P. Milstein Chairman, Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership (MMAAP) Foundation GEORGE E. AND MARIE J. DOTY AWARD     also recognizing   Pinchas “Hassy” Cohen, MD Dean, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology IRVING S. WRIGHT AWARD OF DISTINCTION   Nathan LeBrasseur, PhD Associate Professor, Mayo Clinic, Rochester VINCENT CRISTOFALO RISING…


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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 2-3pm ET (11am-12pm PT)   It is estimated that most adults will lose about 30 percent of muscle mass over the course of our lifetime. Sarcopenia, or the decline of skeletal muscle tissue with age, is one of the most important causes of functional decline and loss of independence in older adults. For some, age-related muscle loss leads to difficulty walking, lifting objects, and, ultimately, living independently. For others, diseases like advanced cancer further aggravate the problem of muscle wasting, a condition called cachexia. AFAR, the National Institute of…


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New Investigator in Alzheimer's Disease Grantee Meeting

Sep 25
2019

New Investigator in Alzheimer's Disease Grantee Meeting

The New Investigator in Alzhiemer's Disease Grantee Meeting is scheduled for September 25 - 27, 2019 and will be held in Los Angeles, California at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center. The purpose of the event is to promote scientific and personal exchanges among current and former grantees and experts in the field of Alzheimer's Disease. A preliminary program is available here. Attendance of this meeting is by invitation only.


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