Multidisciplinary Research Colloquium Series on Aging Spring 2015

Spring 2015: “Aging From A Multidisciplinary Perspective”

January 29, 2015

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

“Diet, Exercise and the Biology of Aging”

February 5, 2015

James F. Nelson, PhD
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?”

February 19, 2015

Grant Miller, PhD
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

Linda Fried, MD, 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”

March 5, 2015

Judy Pa, PhD
Assistant Professor, Institute for Neuroimaging and Informatics, Keck School of Medicine, USC

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

March 26, 2015

Noreen Goldman, PhD
Professor of Demography and Epidemiology, Princeton University

“Predicting Survival of Older Adults”

April 16, 2015

Sean Curran, PhD
Assistant Professor of Gerontology, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

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

April 23, 2015

Luisa R. Blanco, PhD
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”

 May 7, 2015

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

Epigenetics and the 3-Dimensional Genome