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Partner Event: The 2018 Progeria Research Foundation 9th International Scientific Workshop

Sep 20
2018

Partner Event: The 2018 Progeria Research Foundation 9th International Scientific Workshop

From September 20th to September 22nd, 2018, the Progeria Research Foundation will host The 2018 Progeria Research Foundation 9th International Scientific Workshop.  This three day workshop will focus on promoting collaboration between basic and clinical scientists toward progress in Progeria, cardiovascular, and aging research. Speakers include former AFAR National Science Advisory Committee member Dr. Tom Misteli. For more information on registration and the program click here.


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2018 Nathan Shock Centers Summit

Jun 27
2018

2018 Nathan Shock Centers Summit

    The 2018 Nathan Shock Centers Summit will be held June 27-28 in Philadelphia, PA. This event is being held in conjunction with the American Aging Association's 47th Annual Meeting. The theme of the 2018 Nathan Shock Centers Summit is Pathways to Translation of Geroscience. Topics will include: Translation of Interventions, How Healthy is the Healthspan Concept?, and Biomarkers Redux? The keynote speaker will be Dr. Eline Slagboom from the Leiden University Medical Center. For more information and to register, click here. Learn more about the Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging, for which AFAR…


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2018 AFAR Grantee Conference

Jun 4
2018

2018 AFAR Grantee Conference

The 31st Annual Paul F. Glenn Conference on Aging Research organized by AFAR is June 4 - 6, 2018 and will be held in Santa Barbara, California at the Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel. The purpose of the event is to promote scientific and personal exchanges among recent AFAR grantees and experts in the fields of aging research. A preliminary program may be downloaded here.


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AFAR Deputy Scientific Director Nir Barzilai to speak on The Longevity Gene Project at The Osborn

Apr 11
2018

AFAR Deputy Scientific Director Nir Barzilai to speak on The Longevity Gene Project at The Osborn

AFAR Deputy Scientific Director Nir Barzilai, M.D., will share a special presentation, free and open to the public, at The Osborn retirement community. Dr. Barzilai will share his research into the lives of 600 centenarians and his discovery of “longevity genes” that appear to protect against major age-related diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, and dementia. His exploration of the biology of aging shows how nutrients and genetics work together to influence lifespans. He will also share insights from his work investigating how mental decline and personality affect longevity. The Osborn - Sterling Auditorium 101 Theall Road,…


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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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