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Institute on Aging

Visiting Scholars Series

Join the IOA for another academic year of discussions on aging that address basic and clinical research, social services and issues, public policy, and more.

The Visiting Scholars Series is open to the Penn community, the public, and those who are interested in aging - unless otherwise noted. Kindly register to attend by visiting our registration page, emailing the IOA at aging@mail.med.upenn.edu, or by calling 215-898-7801.


Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Steven Salloway, MS, MS
Professor, Neurology, Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University 
3:00 — 4:00pm
Smilow Center for Translational Research
Tentative Topic: Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, and mild cognitive impairment 

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Aubrey de Grey, PhD
Chief Science Officer and Co-founder, SENS Research Foundation
3:00 — 4:00pm
Medical Alumni Hall
Talk Title: "Rejuvenation biotechnology: postponing ill-health via comprehensive damage repair"

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Edward Marcantonio, MD, SM
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
3:00 — 4:00pm
Biomedical Research Building
Tentative Topic: Delirium

Spring 2017

Lisa Barnes, PhD
Director, Rush Center of Excellence on Disparities in HIV and Aging
Time TBD
Location TBD
Tentative Topic: Risk factors for Alzheimer's disease and determinants of racial health disparities


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

* Online registration will open no earlier than one month prior to the date.

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