HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Press briefings at The Gerontological Society of Americas 56th Annual Scientific Meeting

The Gerontological Society of America will hold its 2003 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, November 21-25. In the 400+ conference sessions, experts will present new research on the hot topics of aging. This multidisciplinary meeting will draw more than 4,000 students, researchers, and practitioners in biological sciences, clinical medicine, behavioral and social sciences, and social research, policy, and practice.

Saturday, November 22

The Future of Human Longevity: Probabilities and Possibilities (Press Briefing) 10:00 10:30 a.m. GSA Press Room, Marriott Hotel The first briefing of the 56th annual meeting will feature all four members of one of the conference's most prominent symposia. The 2003 Laureate of the Fondation IPSEN Longevity Prize, Dr. James Vaupel of The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Studies, will be joined by Dr. James Carey of UC Davis, Dr. Leonard Hayflick of UC San Francisco, and Dr. Caleb Finch of The University of Southern California. The four will discuss the three main points at the heart of their symposium. First, to present the GSA audience with hard, baseline information about current U.S. and worldwide trends in life expectancy and life span, as well as a synopsis of recent developments and/or breakthroughs in the biology of aging. Second, to discuss from two disciplinary vantage points, the conventional wisdom regarding the future of human life expectancy and life span including views on topics such as life span limits, morbidity compression, and the gender gap. Third, for each speaker to consider the future of human life span in the context of what he considers 'possibility'--the constructive, scenario-building aspects of science that is akin to the conceptual arts. (The symposium itself will take place at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, November 24 in the Columbia Room of the San Diego Marriott Hotel. Members of the press are invited to attend both.)

Research on Cancer and Aging (Press Briefing) 3:00 p.m.
'"/>

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-842-1275
The Gerontological Society of America
7-Nov-2003


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Press workshop Life, a Nobel Story
2. New Science Press launches Proteins: From Sequence to Structure
3. Press invitation: Launch of climate strategies
4. Press invitation: The Future of Medical Technology: 2001-2010 - Anglo-Japanese Healthcare Conference at Imperial College, London
5. Press invitation: The science of stem cells - December symposium at Imperial College
6. Press availability: J. Craig Venter, Genome Project Chief, available for media inquiries
7. 1999 Fall Meeting: Press conferences and special events
8. Media Advisory: 1999 Spring Meeting -- Updated Press Conference Schedule
9. Hold The Salt: Gene May Explain African Americans Extra Sensitivity To Salt, Leading To High Blood Pressure
10. Fall Meeting: Updated Press Conference Schedule
11. Fall Meeting: Preliminary Press Conference Schedule

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/5/2017)... 2017 Today HYPR Corp. , leading ... component of the HYPR platform is officially FIDO® ... security architecture that empowers biometric authentication across Fortune 500 ... secured over 15 million users across the financial services ... home product suites and physical access represent a growing ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... , March 30, 2017 The research team ... for three-dimensional (3D) fingerprint identification by adopting ground breaking 3D fingerprint ... new realm of speed and accuracy for use in identification, crime ... affordable cost. ... A ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... , March 24, 2017 The Controller General of ... Mr. Abdulla Algeen have received the prestigious international IAIR Award ... Continue Reading ... ... and Deputy Controller Abdulla Algeen (small picture on the right) have received ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Today, 3Bar Biologics Inc ., the ... funding from an impressive group of investors, including Rev1 Ventures, Maumee Ventures, Ohio ... investment, 3Bar is broadening availability of its groundbreaking offering that uses naturally occurring ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... After spending the past two years building a state-of-the-art ... GeneFo now offers this platform to healthcare stakeholders (hospitals, foundations, biopharma ... and data collection vis a vis their members, under their own ... of this offer. ... ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Any expert in stem cell research or stem cell medicine ... half a century. Despite their essential roles in human health and regenerative medicine, ... tags developed for this purpose also tag other, more abundant, non-stem tissue cells ( ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... ... August 15, 2017 , ... JULABO USA introduces ... the new website makes it easy to navigate through the site whether you’re ... find detailed product information, educational industry content and visit the company’s social media ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: