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Experts present new research on the hot topics of aging at GSA's Annual Meeting

Note to Editors: The Gerontological Society of America will host its 2003 Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego, CA, November 21-25. The following is a sampling of the more than 400 sessions scheduled for the five-day conference. Dates and times of the sessions described are in italics. Members of the press may register and customize their own schedule by visiting http://www.eshow2000.com/geron/about_the_meeting.cfm.

Increasing Life Expectancy: The subject of anti-aging is perhaps the most publicly sought-after gerontology news topic today. How far can science extend the human lifespan? This question is due to be answered during one of the over 400 presentations at The Gerontological Society of America's annual meeting. The particular matter of human longevity will be addressed during a symposium consisting of four 20-minute talks, including presentations from biologists Leonard Hayflick and Caleb Finch and demographers James Vaupel and James Carey. They are slated 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.
November 24 at 3:30 p.m.

The Fountain of Youth: The seriousness of the aforementioned extension of the human lifespan will be tackled in GSA's Public Policy Committee symposium, titled "The Genie's Out of the Bottle: Moral, Ethical, and Societal Implications of the Search for the Fountain of Youth." It begins with a review of the great strides that biological research on aging has made in the last two decades, and the possibility of a drug for life-extensions. Next it presents a humanistic exploration of whether decelerating or arresting aging would be an assault on human dignity. Then it considers the professional ethical issues that effective anti-aging
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Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-842-1275
The Gerontological Society of America
24-Sep-2003


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