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Is Aging Reversible?

Can We Reset the Clock?

Date: Monday, 10. February 2014
Time: 18:30 to 20:30
Location: German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI), New York, USA

As life expectancy increases, age-related diseases and cognitive disorders are becoming more prevalent. Are age-related decreases in cognitive and behavioral functions reversible? Can slowing the rate of aging, as has been demonstrated in animal models, decrease the appearance of age-associated diseases? What can we learn about the mechanisms of aging from individuals with rare premature aging disorders? Our expert panelists discussed these pertinent issues at the German Center for Research and Innovation.

Featured Speakers

  • Dr. Ursula Staudinger
    Director, Columbia Aging Center; Robert N. Butler Professor of Sociomedical Sciences and Professor of Psychology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University; Vice President, Leopoldina, German National Academy of Sciences
  • Dr. Rodney L. Levine
    Chief, Laboratory of Biochemistry, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
  • James Collins (Moderator)
    Chairperson, NGO Committee on Ageing

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