Provost's Workshop: Toward a Center of Excellence on Successful Aging

Starts:
3:00 pm on Monday, November 18, 2013
Ends:
4:30 pm on Monday, November 18, 2013
Location:
Hiebert Lounge
Goal: To bring together faculty at BUMC to discuss and consider strategies toward the creation of a Center of Excellence on Successful Aging. Moderator: Mark B. Moss, PhD, (view profile) Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, BUSM Speakers: (10 minute presentations) • Douglas Rosene, PhD, (view profile) Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, BUSM: "The Monkey Model of Normal Aging: New Views on Success and Failure" • Carmela Abraham, PhD, (view profile) Department of Biochemistry, BUSM: "Enhancing Klotho Levels to Promote Successful Aging and to Treat Alzheimer's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis" • Tom Perls, MD, MPH, (view profile) Department of Medicine, BUSM: "Supercentenarians: Extreme Successful Aging" • Lindsay Farrer, PhD, (view profile) Department of Medicine, BUSM: "Lessons from Genetic Studies of Alzheimer Disease and Age-related Macular Degeneration About Successful Aging" • Roberta White, PhD, (view profile) Department of Environmental Health, BUSPH: "Predicting and Reducing Stress and Disability in Older Americans: Public Health Approaches"