About this Event
Aging: Complexities, Opportunities, and Impacts on Society
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The 2015 NAM Annual Meeting featured a daylong scientific program exploring the biology of aging; its public health and social impacts; and exciting innovations that could catalyze progress in extending the lifespan and foster healthy aging.
- A keynote address by Laura Carstensen, Founding Director of the Stanford University Center on Longevity
- A panel on the biology of aging moderated by Richard Hodes, director of the National Institute on Aging
- A session on aging, cognition, and frailty led by Eric Larson of Group Health Research Institute
- A panel on social influences, interventions, and impacts moderated by Jack Rowe of Columbia University
- A closing forum on innovations in aging science and technology featuring Craig Venter of Human Longevity, Inc.; Hal Barron of Calico; Joe Coughlin of the MIT AgeLab; and Joon Yun of Palo Alto Investors, LLC
E. Albert Reece, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., (chair) Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Maryland, and John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Nancy E. Adler, Ph.D., Professor of Medical Psychology, Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, and Director, Center for Health and Community, University of California, San Francisco
Dan G. Blazer, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., J.P. Gibbons Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus, Duke University Medical Center
Carol W. Greider, Ph.D., Daniel Nathans Professor and Director, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Eric B. Larson, M.D., M.P.H., MACP, Vice President for Research, Group Health Cooperative, and Executive Director and Senior Investigator, Group Health Research Institute
Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, Internal Medicine, Human Genetics, and Public Health, and Director, Center for Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, University of Michigan