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Institute on Aging

Upcoming IOA Events

The 2016 Joseph A. Pignolo Award in Aging Research

Thursday, October 27, 2016
3:00 — 4:00pm | Reception to begin at 2:30pm
Smilow Center for Translational Research

Keynote Speaker: Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD
Senior Investigator, NIA Scientific Director; Chief, Longitudinal Studies, Harbor Hospital
Talk Title: "The Mechanisms of Age-related Loss of Muscle Biomechanical Quality."
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Visiting Scholar: Stephen Salloway, MD, MS

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
3:00 — 4:00pm
Smilow Center for Translational Research
Talk title: "Developing Breakthrough Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease." 

Dr. Salloway is visiting from Brown University.

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The 2016 Vincent J. Cristofalo Lectureship and Reception

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
3:00 — 5:00PM
Smilow Center for Translational Research

Keynote speaker: S. Jay Olshansky, PhD, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics 
Talk Title: "The Longevity Dividend"

Visiting Scholar: Aubrey de Grey, PhD

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
3:00 — 4:00pm
Medical Alumni Hall
Talk Title: "Rejuvenation biotechnology: postponing ill-health via comprehensive damage repair"

Dr. de Grey is visiting from the SENS Foundation.

Visiting Scholar: Edward Marcantonio, MD, SM

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
3:00 — 4:00pm
Biomedical Research Building
Tentative Topic: Delirium

Dr. Marcantonio is visiting from Harvard Medical School. 

Visiting Scholar: Lisa Barnes, PhD

April/May 2017: Date TBD
Time TBD
Tentative Topic: Risk factors for Alzheimer's disease and determinants of racial health disparities

Dr. Barnes is visiting from Rush Medical College.

The 2017 Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat and Poster Session

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

Topic: Genetics of aging-related neurodegenerative diseases
Keynote Speaker: Philip De Jager, MD, PhD
Associate Neurologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Co-sponsors: Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center


​* Topics are tentative. Please check back closer to event date for confirmed talk title.

​* Online registration for each event will open no earlier than one month prior to the date.