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Abstracts Due for Annual Research Conference on Aging
Deadline: April 21, 2017 05:00 PM

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The conference provides opportunities for researchers and community members to network, be apprised of the latest research across a broad range of topics including aging biology, epidemiology, clinical research in older adults, public health, and health policy, and to spark new and innovative collaborations. The program includes a complementary pre-conference breakfast, plenary talks, poster sessions, and a keynote lecture by Dr. Marie A. Bernard.  

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Marie A. Bernard, MD
Deputy Director, National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health

Poster Sessions

All research faculty, fellows, students, and community research partners are invited to submit abstracts for inclusion in the poster sessions.  The abstract submission deadline is April 21, 2017.

Previously presented posters are welcome and prizes will be awarded in each of the four categories:

  • Biological Sciences (BS)- fundamental biological processes of aging
  • Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSS)- full range of behavioral and social science issues in gerontology.
  • Health Sciences (HS)- multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary clinical, health services, epidemiologic, and translational research.
  • Social Research, Policy and Practice (SRPP)- promotion of the social well-being of older people through the scientific study of the social, political, and economic contexts of aging.

To register for the conference online, and/or to submit an abstract, please visit http://geronet.ucla.edu/rcoa.  The conference is free and open to the public.

If you have additional questions, please contact Ms. Michelle Nguyen at 310-825-8253 or michelletnguyen@mednet.ucla.edu.

Conference Sponsors
UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
UCLA Longevity Center
UCLA Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research
UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Special thanks to Dean V. Ambrose for fostering interdisciplinary partnerships in age-related research by generously supporting this event.

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