Scientific Lectures : Scientific Lectures 2011

Center on Aging Scientific Lectures 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Bruce R. Troen, M.D.
Interim Chief, Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Professor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Investigator, Miami VA GRECC (Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center)
Title of Lecture: “Prolongevity genes and compounds: impacts upon bone and beyond

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Claes Wahlestedt, M.D., PhD Associate Dean for Therapeutic Innovations
Vice Chair (Research), Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Center Director, Hussman Institute for Human Genomics
Title of Lecture: Alzheimer’s Disease Markers

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Martin Sliwinski, PhD
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Director, Center for Healthy Aging Research
Penn State University
Title of Lecture: “Stress, unconstructive thinking, and cognitive aging“”

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Dr. Philip Harvey
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director of the Division of Psychology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Title of Lecture: Cognitive and functional changes with aging in severe mental illness