Spring 2017 Davis School of Gerontology Speaker Series

USC Davis School of Gerontology

Spring 2017 Speaker Schedule


February 2

Eric Verdin, M.D., President & CEO, Buck Institute for Research on Aging.

February 9 – “The Path to Precision Medicine: From Discovery to Patient”

Alan Shuldiner, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Physiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine. Co-director, University of Maryland Clinical and Translational Research Institute. Head, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition. Director, Program in Personalized and Genomic Medicine. Vice President and Co-Head, Regeneron Genetics Center.

February 16 – Kesten Memorial Lecture: “A New Perspective on What Causes Aging and How to Slow it”

David Sinclair, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School. Co-Director, Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biological Mechanisms of Aging.

March 2

Pamela Herd, Ph.D., Professor of Public Affairs and Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Faculty Affiliate, Institute for Research on Poverty. Principal Investigator, Wisconsin Longitudinal Study.

April 27 – “Inflammation and Immune Modulation: Tackling Age-Related Stem Cell Dysfunction”

Heinrich Jasper, Ph.D., Professor and Chief Scientific Officer, Buck Institute for Research on Aging.

May 4

Stephen Helfand, M.D., Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry, Division of Biology and Medicine, Brown University. Member, Center for Computational Molecular Biology, Brown University.