IOA Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat with Poster Session on Aging 2005
Complete Agenda (pdf)
The Institute on Aging Sylvan M. Cohen 2005 Annual Retreat with Poster Session was held June 8, 2005 from 1:00 to 6:00 pm in Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street, at the University of Pennsylvania.
Featured in the program was Sylvan M. Cohen Visiting Scholar, Majd Alwan, PhD, Assistant Professor and Director of Robotics and Eldercare Technologies, Medical Automation Research Center, University of Virginia offering a presentation entitled "Technology as a tool in high-touch care." (836 KB, pdf)
The IOA was also honored to have secured as PENN presenters Stuart L. Fine, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Executive Director, Scheie Eye Institute and Joshua L. Dunaief, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology.
Dr. Fine presented "Treatment for age-related macular degeneration 2005." (5.83 MB, pdf)
Dr. Dunaief presented "Similarities between age-related macular degeneration and Alzheimer's disease: Accumulation of iron and amyloid beta." (3.86 MB, pdf)