USC Davis School of Gerontology
Spring 2017 Speaker Schedule
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.
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.
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.