Wisdom, Compassion and Longevity: Symposium of the UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging

The special symposium hosted by the UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging on June 6th, 2018 drew four hundred researchers, staff, and members of the community.

Among the topics presented and discussed were wisdom, wellness, compassion, and longevity. The symposium featured prominent national and international experts. Please see below for thier slides.


Wisdom and Aging: An Overview - Dilip Jeste, MD Senior Associate Dean for Healthy Aging & Senior Care Distinguished Professor, Psychiatry and Neurosciences University of California San Diego


Practical Wisdom - Howard Nusbaum, PhD Director, Center for Practical Wisdom University of Chicago


Wisdom & Frontotemporal Dementia Bruce Miller, MD Director, Memory and Aging Center, Professor of Neurology University of California San Francisco 


Evolution and Longevity - Rachel Caspari, PhD Professor and Chair of Anthropology Central Michigan University 

Grandparent Genes - Pascal Gagneux, PhD Associate Professor, Pathology Associate Director, CCARTA University of California San Diego 


Evolution of Human Social & Emotional Functions - Katerina Semendeferi, PhD & Emotional Functions Professor of Anthropology, University of California San Diego


Thank you to our sponsors and event partners!


For more information about this event, please e-mail aging@ucsd.edu or call 858-534-6299.

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