Events
Events
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…


View MoreREAD MORE


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…


View MoreREAD MORE


21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics

Jul 23
2017

21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics

AFAR is proud to be a co-sponsor of:   July 23-27, 2017 Moscone West San Francisco, California   The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics is the largest and leading worldwide conference on aging and the premier meeting for professionals in gerontology and geriatrics.     On Tuesday July 25, AFAR will host three related events:   Targeting Aging--The Next Big Medical Breakthrough Symposium 8 - 9:30 am   The Architects of Aging: Luncheon Symposium on Biotechnology and Aging 12 noon - 3pm   Irving S. Wright and Vincent Cristofalo Awards Presentation and Lectures 6 - 8:30 pm   …


View MoreREAD MORE


IAGG Biological Sciences Program

Jun 23
2017

IAGG Biological Sciences Program

  During the Biological Sciences Program of the 2017 IAGG World Congress, AFAR is proud to have many of our experts presenting:     Sunday, July 23 9 am Deputy Scientific Director Nir R. Barzilai, MD and Board Member David Sinclair, PhD, presentation:  "Long-Lived Animal Models and Health-Span Extension in Studies of Aging" 11 am 2002 Glenn/AFAR Scholarships for Research in the Biology of Aging recipient, Nathan LeBrasseur, PhD, presentation: "Growth Differentiation Factors and Senescence-Related Proteins as Modifiers of Aging"   Monday, July 24 10 am Board Member S. Jay Olshansky, PhD, keynote:  “Genes, Environment, and Behaviors That Predict Healthy Longevity” 2…


View MoreREAD MORE


Nathan Shock Centers Pre-Conference Symposium held before The 46th Annual Meeting of the American Aging Association (AGE)

Jun 9
2017

Nathan Shock Centers Pre-Conference Symposium held before The 46th Annual Meeting of the American Aging Association (AGE)

As the Coordinating Center of the Nathan Shock Centers for Excellence in the Biology of Aging, AFAR is proud to support: The Nathan Shock Centers Pre-Conference Symposium:  Emerging Techniques and Technologies for Basic Aging Research June 9th, 2017 9am-3pm New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge   Held in conjunction with The 46th Annual Meeting of the American Aging Association (AGE) Separate registration from AGE meeting is required. For registration information, click here.     Sessions Include: • What can a mitochondrial-nuclear exchange mouse do for me? • Microfluidic technologies to study mechanisms of aging • Metabolomics and the…


View MoreREAD MORE




BACK TO TOPBACK TO TOP

STAY CONNECTED