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Institute on Aging

Sylvan M. Cohen 2019 Annual Retreat

"Energetics and Aging: Mitochondria Do It"

May 1, 2019
11:30am — 5:00pm
Smilow Center for Translational Medicine
Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium and Lobby

 

Co-Sponsor: Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine (CMEM), Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

 

Retreat Speakers

Keynote speakers: 

Richard J. Youle, PhD
Senior Investigator, Biochemistry Section
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), NIH

Robert Balaban, PhD
Senior Investigator
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), NIH

Penn Presenter:

Liming Pei, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

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Agenda

11:30 AM           

LUNCH

12:45 PM

WELCOME

John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, Director, IOA

Douglas C. Wallace, PhD, Director, CMEM, CHOP

12:55 PM

REMARKS

Robert Torres, PA Secretary of Aging

1:00 PM

SYLVAN M. COHEN VISITING SCHOLAR

Richard J. Youle, PhD
"How PINK1 and Parkin Survey Mitochondrial Fidelity and Respond with Selective Autophagy"

1:50 PM

PENN PRESENTER 

Liming Pei, PhD
"Single-cell Analysis of Mitochondrial Disease"

2:10 PM

SYLVAN M. COHEN VISITING SCHOLAR

Robert S. Balaban, PhD
"The Mitochondria Reticulum of Muscle Cells"

3:00 PM

POSTER SESSION

4:50 PM

POSTER AWARDS

5:00 PM

EVENT CONCLUDES

 

 

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Registration

The Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat and Poster Session is free to attend, but registration is required. 

Register online now! 

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Poster Session

All poster submissions must include:

  • Poster title
  • Poster category (basic science, clinical research, or education & community)
  • Poster authors
  • Author affiliations

Submit a poster  

Poster submission deadline: April 26, 2019

Please note: Poster submission does not qualify as event registration. You must still register for the event separately if you wish to attend. 

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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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A Recap of The 2018 Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat + Poster Session