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Beeson Annual Meeting

Nov 15
2017

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 2017 Beeson Annual Meeting will be held November 15 - 18 at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico. A preliminary program can be accessed here.


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Partner Event: Stanford Longevity Center’s 10th Anniversary symposium

Sep 5
2017

Partner Event: Stanford Longevity Center’s 10th Anniversary symposium

On September 21, 2017, from 8:00 am - 6:30 pm, the Stanford Longevity Center will host its 10th Anniversary Symposium:  Celebrating a Decade of Resigning Long Life. This one-day symposium will explore the recent advances in the biology of aging that promise to dramatically improve health span and the implications for societies when people live out their full lives. Speakers include AFAR Scientific Director Steven Austad, PhD, and Board Member, 1999 Paul Beeson Career Development Scholar, and 2008 Glenn/AFAR Breakthroughs in Gerontology Award winner, and Deputy Director of the Stanford Center on Longevity Thomas Rando, PhD.   For more information on registration and the…


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2017 AFAR Scientific Awards Ceremony and Lectures

Jul 25
2017

2017 AFAR Scientific Awards Ceremony and Lectures

  AFAR is pleased to host our   2017 AFAR Scientific Awards Presentation and Lectures   Tuesday, July 25, 2017 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Moscone West – Room 2024 San Francisco   presenting the    Irving S. Wright Award of Distinction Mark S. Lachs, MD, MPH AFAR Board President and Director of Geriatrics for the New York Presbyterian Health System, Co-Chief of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University Dr. Lach's lecture will explore:  "How and Why We Must Integrate Biological and Social Sciences in Aging: Elder Abuse as a Paradigm."   Vincent…


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IAGG Symposium  |  Targeting Aging: The Next Big Medical Breakthrough

Jul 25
2017

IAGG Symposium | Targeting Aging: The Next Big Medical Breakthrough

    As a co-host of the 2017 IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, AFAR is pleased to present   Targeting Aging: The Next Big Medical Breakthrough Tuesday July 25 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Moscone West conference center San Francisco The symposium will discuss the extent to which recent basic research has identified the major underlying processes of aging, and how recent advances in basic research are on the verge of being translated into specific human therapies that promise to delay multiple diseases and conditions of aging as a group.     Chaired by: Steven N. Austad, PhD AFAR Scientific…


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2017 AFAR Luncheon Symposium and Awards Ceremony

Jul 25
2017

2017 AFAR Luncheon Symposium and Awards Ceremony

The Architects of Aging: a luncheon symposium on biotechnology and longevity Tuesday, July 25, 2017 12 noon – 3pm The Westin St. Francis, San Francisco on Union Square featuring a panel of biotechnology and biomedical innovators:  Nir Barzilai, M.D. Albert Einstein College of Medicine AFAR Deputy Scientific Director Judith Campisi, Ph.D. Buck Institute for Research on Aging Nathaniel David, Ph.D. Unity Biotechnology Jan van Deursen, Ph.D. Mayo Clinic Eric Verdin, M.D. Buck Institute for Research on Aging Moderated by Jamie Metzl Atlantic Council Senior Fellow for Biotechnology and National Security   followed by awards presentation to Nathaniel…


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