Multidisciplinary Research Colloquium Series In Aging
Spring 2015
“Aging From A Multidisciplinary Perspective”

January 29, 2015 February 5, 2015 February 19, 2015
Nathan LeBrasseur, PhD James Nelson, PhD Grant Miller, PhD

Nathan K. LeBrasseur, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic

“Diet, Exercise and the Biology of Aging”

James F. Nelson, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology, Barship Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

“Dietary Restriction and Other Inventions that Influence Longevity: What Can They Teach Us about Aging?”

Grant Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University

“Understanding the Origins of China’s Demographic Landscape: Fertility Decline and Sex Imbalance under China’s “Wan Xi Shao” Policies during the 1970s

February 26, 2015 March 5, 2015 March 26, 2015
Linda Fried, PhD Judy Pa PhD Noreen Goldman Ph.D.
Linda Fried, M.D., MPH
Dean, Mailman School of Public Health; Senior Vice President, Columbia University Medical Center; DeLamar Professor of Public Health; Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine

“Towards understanding loss of resilience with aging: the syndrome of frailty”

Judy Pa, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Institute for Neuroimaging and Informatics, Keck School of Medicine, USC

“Hippocampal dysfunction in older adults at risk for Alzheimer’s disease”

Noreen Goldman, Ph.D.
Professor of Demography and Epidemiology, Princeton University

“Predicting Survival of Older Adults”

April 16, 2015  April 23, 2015  May 7, 2015
Luisa Blanco, PhD Andrew Hoffman, MD
Sean Curran, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Gerontology, USC Davis School of Gerontology

“Dietary adaptation, stress and aging: Does your diet fit your genes?”

Luisa R. Blanco, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics, School of Public Policy, Pepperdine University

“Use of Financial Services, Saving Behavior, and Retirement Planning among Middle-Aged and Older Hispanics”

Andrew Hoffman, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair, School of Medicine, Stanford University, VA Palo Alto Health Care System

Epigenetics and the 3-Dimensional Genome

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