Scientific Lectures : Scientific Lectures 2012

Center on Aging Scientific Lectures 2012

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Dr. Richard Schulz
Director, University Center for Social and Urban Research
Program Director, Gerontology
University of Pittsburgh
Title of Lecture: “The role of patient suffering in the care-giving experience”.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Dr. Joseph Signorile
Professor, Department of Exercise and Sports Sciences, Research Health Science Specialist, GRECC, Miami VA Medical Center, University of Miami
Title of lecture: “Bending the Aging Curve: Targeted Exercise to Improve Independence in Older Persons”.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Dr. Jonathan Sherin, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Vice Chair for Psychiatry at the Miami Veteran Affairs Medical Center
Title of Lecture: “White matter trajectories across the lifespan; aging, lipid metabolism, and neuropsychiatric illness?”

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Dr. Amanda Myers
Assistant Professor, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Neuroscience, Department of Human Genetics and Genomics
Principal Investigator
Johnnie B. Byrd Sr. Alzheimer’s Center and Research Institute
Title of Lecture: “The Human Brainome: Genome, Transcriptome, Proteome and Phenome interaction in human cortex”.