2019- Longevity & Aging: Nutritional and Metabolic Mechanisms

Video recordings of all the presentations we have permission to record and make public have been posted on page! Enjoy!

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DAY 1: Wednesday, July 10

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Welcome and Introductions
Steven K. Grinspoon, M.D.
Harvard Medical School
Alex Soukas, M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Mary Evans, Ph.D.
Program Director, Nutrition Obesity Research Centers, NIH

Keynote I: Genome Instability in Aging and Disease
Jan Vijg, Ph.D.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

SESSION I: Caloric Restriction or Intermittent Fasting to Increase Longevity

Caloric Restriction in Non-Human Primates
Rosalyn Anderson, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin

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Circadian Clocks Dependent Mechanisms of Dietary Restrictions
Roman Kondratov, Ph.D.
Cleveland State University

Intermittent Fasting to Extend Healthspan
Mark Mattson, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Panel Discussion

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Session II: Mechanisms and Therapeutics for Longevity

Microbial Strategies for Healthspan Longevity
Susan Erdman, D.V.M., M.P.H., DACLAM
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Energy Sensing and Longevity: AMPK
William Mair, Ph.D.
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Mechanisms of Metformin Action in Aging and Longevity
Alex Soukas, M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School

Linking Metabolism, Epigenetics and Cancer: Clues from SIRT6
Raul Mostoslavsky, M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School

The Mouse Interventions Testing Program- Progress and Prospects
Richard Miller, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Michigan

Panel Discussion

Day 1 Closing Remarks & Adjourn

DAY 2: Thursday, July 11

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Keynote II: How to Die Young at a Very Old Age
Jan Vijg, Ph.D.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

SESSION III: Human Models of Extremes of Lifespan

Ecuadorians with GH Receptor Deficiency: Lessons in Longevity
Sebastian Brandhorst, Ph.D.
University of Southern California

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The Okinawan Diet: Lessons from the Okinawa Centenarian Study
Bradley Willcox, M.D.
University of Hawaii

Effect of Obesity on Longevity
S. Jay Olshansky, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago

Panel Discussion

Day 2 Closing Remarks & Adjourn


Thank you, again, to everyone who came to the 20th Annual NORCH Symposium!