Human Longevity: Symposium of the UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging on June 6th, 2019

Thank you so much for attending the Symposium of the UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging! Your participation meant a lot to us. 

What does it takes to live to 100 and beyond? To what extent do our genes really dictate longevity? What can we do to enhance successful aging? Are there any scientific strategies in the pipeline? What is the secret of a few regions in the world where there is a high concentration of people that live beyond 100 years old? These and many more fascinating questions were addressed during our annual Symposium of the UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging held on June 6 at Atkinson Hall Auditorium on the UC San Diego campus.

This day-long event showcased the latest research on longevity and strategies to continue living a vibrant and thriving life at any age.

Please check back soon for more updates, research opportunities, photos, and videos from the event.

Research Opportunities
If you are interested in participating in a study on heart health (Principal Investigator: Pam Taub, MD, FACC), please contact Hannah Lo at (858) 246-2510

Symposium Speakers:

David Brenner, MD, Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, University of California San Diego
Sandra Brown, PhD, Vice Chancellor for Research, University of California San Diego
Dilip Jeste, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Healthy Aging & Senior Care, Distinguished Professor, Psychiatry and Neurosciences, University of California San Diego
Craig Venter, PhD, Founder, Chairman, and CEO, J. Craig Venter Institute
Deborah Kado, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine, UC San Diego
Salvatore Di Somma, MD, PhD, Professor Medicine and Director of Emergency Medicine, University of La Sapienza Rome, Italy
Mohit Jain, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at UC San Diego
Rob Knight, MD, Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Bioengineering, and Computer Science & Engineering, Director, Center for Microbiome Innovation, University of California San Diego
Anthony Molina, PhD, Vice Chief of Research, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego
Robert Rissman, PhD, Director of UCSD's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) Neuropathology and Biomarkers Core, University of California San Diego
Pamela Taub, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director, Hannah and Gene Step Cardiac Wellness and Rehabilitation Center, University of California San Diego
Ellen Lee, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Stein Institute for Research on Aging, University of California San Diego
Natasha Josefowitz, PhD, Author, Poet, Retired Professor
Hedges Capers, Actor, Director, Musician
Christa Stahl, Educator, Court-Appointed Child Advocate

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.