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Institute on Aging

Sylvan M. Cohen 2017 Annual Retreat

"Genetics of Aging-related Neurodegeneration"

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
11:30am — 5:00pm
Smilow Center for Translational Research

Keynote Speaker: Philip De Jager, MD, PhD
Associate Neurologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Co-Sponsor: Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center

Download the flyer here.

Retreat Speakers

Keynote Speaker:

Philip de Jager, MD, PhD
Associate Neurologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Penn Presenters:

Gerard (Jerry) D. Schellenberg, PhD
Co-director, Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center (PNGC)

Adam Naj, PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Nancy Zhang, PhD
Associate Professor of Statistics, University of Pennsylvania 

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Registration

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Register online here

 

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Poster Session

The IOA will host its annual Poster Session immediately following the retreat's lectures. Posters do not have to be on the topic of "Genetics of Aging-related Neurodegeneration," but they should be aging-related.

Submit a poster here

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Directions

Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard  Philadelphia, PA 19104

The Smilow Center is adjacent to the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. 
Driving Directions and Parking Instructions can be found here.

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About the Sylvan M. Cohen Retreat

The Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat was named in memory of the founding Chair of the Institute on Aging (IOA) and his unparalleled commitment to the aging community and the IOA. The Cohen family and contributors generously support the program in his memory.

Find more information on the IOA's Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat here.

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Event recap of last year's retreat