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Extending Human Healthspan and Longevity

WEBINAR

Only

Extending Human Healthspan and Longevity

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 10:30 AM - 4:45 PM EDT

Webinar

Since 1900, life expectancy throughout much of the world has more than doubled from approximately 35 years to 80+ years.  Yet there have been consequences to this extended lifespan — disease, disability, and frailty have all impacted the quality of life associated with these later years.

As we seek to further extend longevity, how can we simultaneously help people live longer and delay age-related health issues?  To explore this key question, this conference will bring together physicians and scientists from academia and industry in the fields of genetics, biology of aging, endocrinology, gerontology, clinical psychology, physiology, and more.  Sessions will focus on three primary areas: (i) Targetable Aging Processes (ii) Biomarkers for Therapies, and (iii) Translational Research at the Forefront of Healthspan and Lifespan.

Registration

Member
$30
Nonmember Academia, Faculty, etc.
$65
Nonmember Corporate, Other
$85
Nonmember Not for Profit
$65
Nonmember Student, Undergrad, Grad, Fellow
$45
Member Student, Post-Doc, Fellow
$15

Scientific Organizing Committee

Nir Barzilai, MD
Nir Barzilai, MD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Judith Campisi
Judith Campisi, PhD

The Buck Institute; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Glenda Greenwald
Glenda Greenwald

Aspen Brain Institute

James Kirkland
James Kirkland, MD, PhD

Mayo Clinic

Stephanie Lederman, EdM
Stephanie Lederman, EdM

American Federation for Aging Research

Orla Smith, PhD
Orla Smith, PhD

Science Translational Medicine

Melanie Brickman Borchard, PhD, MSc
Melanie Brickman Borchard, PhD, MSc

New York Academy of Sciences

Keynote Speakers

Nir Barzilai, MD
Nir Barzilai, MD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Pinchas Cohen
Pinchas Cohen, MD

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

Speakers

Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD
Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD
Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD

National Institute on Aging, NIH

Mitzi M. Gonzales, PhD, ABPP-CN
Mitzi M. Gonzales, PhD, ABPP-CN

University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio

Jamie Justice, PhD
Jamie Justice, PhD

Wake Forest School of Medicine

James Kirkland, MD, PhD
James Kirkland, MD, PhD

Mayo Clinic

George Kuchel, MD, FRCP, AGSF
George Kuchel, MD, FRCP, AGSF

University of Connecticut

Morgan Levine
Morgan Levine, PhD

Yale School of Medicine

Joan Mannick
Joan Mannick, MD

Life Biosciences

Sofiya Milman, MD
Sofiya Milman, MD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Laura Niedernhofer, MD, PhD
Laura Niedernhofer, MD, PhD

University of Minnesota Medical

Daniel Promislow
Daniel Promislow, PhD

University of Washington

Sponsors

Wednesday

May 19, 2021

10:30 AM

WELCOME REMARKS

Speaker

Melanie Brickman Borchard, PhD, MSc
New York Academy of Sciences
10:40 AM

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION - Age Later: Translational Geroscience

Speaker

Nir Barzilai, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
11:20 AM

Break

SESSION I: Targetable Aging Processes

Session Chairperson
To Be Announced
11:30 AM

Targeting Selective Autophagy in Aging and Age-related Diseases

Speaker

Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
11:50 AM

Senescent Cells as a Therapeutic Target

Speaker

Laura Niedernhofer, MD, PhD
University of Minnesota Medical School

SESSION II: Biomarkers and Omics for Therapies

Session Chairperson
Judith Campisi, PhD, The Buck Institute; Lawrence Berekley National Laboratory
12:10 PM

Translational Geroscience: Role of IGF-1 in Human Healthspan and Lifespan

Speaker

Sofiya Milman, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
12:30 PM

Epigenetic Biomarker of Aging for Lifespan and Healthspan

Speaker

Morgan Levine, PhD
Yale School of Medicine
12:50 PM

Break

1:30 PM

Metabolomics in the Search for Biomarkers and Mechanisms of Aging

Speaker

Daniel Promislow, PhD
University of Washington
1:50 PM

Translational Potential of the Biology of Aging​

Speaker

Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD
National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health

SESSION III: Translational Research at the Forefront of Healthspan and Lifespan

Session Chairperson
James Kirkland, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic
2:10 PM

Targeting Immunity: What is it about Immune Aging that Makes Older Adults So Vulnerable to COVID-19?

Speaker

George Kuchel, MD, FRCP, AGSF
University of Connecticut
2:30 PM

Developing novel Therapies Targeting the Biology of Aging

Speaker

Joan Mannick, MD
Life Biosciences
2:50 PM

Break

3:00 PM

Development of Clinical Trials to Extend Healthy Lifespan

Speaker

Jamie Justice, PhD
Wake Forest School of Medicine
3:20 PM

Senolytics and Alzheimer’s Disease

Speaker

Mitzi M. Gonzales, PhD, ABPP-CN
University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio
3:40 PM

Senolytics: the Path to Translation

Speaker

James Kirkland, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic
4:00 PM

CLOSING KEYNOTE: Mitochondrial-derived Peptides (MDPs) and the Regulation of Aging Processes

Speaker

Pinchas Cohen, MD
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
4:40 PM

Closing Remarks

Speaker

Melanie Brickman Borchard, PhD, MSc
New York Academy of Sciences
4:45 PM

End of Day

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