Multidisciplinary Research Colloquium Series on Aging Spring 2016

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Spring 2016: “Aging From A Multidisciplinary Perspective”

Todd_Braver
January 14, 2016

Todd S. Braver, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Washington University, St. Louis

“Cognitive Control and Decision-Making in Older Adults”

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January 21, 2016

LaDora Thompson, Ph.D., PT
Professor and Director of Program in Physical Therapy
University of Minnesota

“SARCOPENIA AND FRAILTY- OF MICE AND MEN”

Tilman_Grune
January 28, 2016

Tilman Grune, Ph.D.
Director of the German Institute of Human Nutrition, Postdam

“PROTEIN AGGREGATION VERSUS PROTEIN DEGRADATION IN AGEING”

Lois_Verbrugge
February 4, 2016

Lois M. Verbrugge, Ph.D.
Research Professor Emerita and Senior Distinguished Research Scientist Emerita, Institute of Gerontology,University of Michigan

“Disability Experience and Measurement”

Deborah_Ferrington
March 3, 2016

Deborah Ferrington, Ph.D.
Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Neurosciences, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, University of Minnesota

“THE MITOCHONDRIA AS THE RETINA’S ACHILLES’ HEEL IN AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION”

Michael_Rose
March 10, 2016

Michael Rose, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of NERE, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, UC Irvine

“End of the Line for Reductionist Gerontology”

Christine_Cassel
April 14, 2016

Christine Cassell, MD
Planning Dean of the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine

“How Technology Can Improve
Older Lives: A Report from the
President’s Council of Advisors
on Science and Technology”

Haghighi
April 21, 2016

Pejmun Haghighi, Ph.D.
Professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging

“Regulation of synaptic function and plasticity: from synaptic homeostasis to age-dependent neurodegeneration

Andrei_Iminia
 May 5, 2016

Andrei Irimia, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Stevens Neuroimaging & Informatics Institute, USC

“Distinguishing physiological from chronological brain age: translational insights from multimodal neuroimaging and connectomics“