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Targeting Chronic Diseases Through Geroscience (Day 1)

Air date: Monday, November 4, 2019, 8:00:00 AM
Time displayed is Eastern Time, Washington DC Local
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Description: The purpose of the third Geroscience Summit organized by the trans-NIH GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG)— “Targeting Chronic Diseases Through Geroscience: NIH Geroscience Summit 2019” – is to provide a forum for novel interactions between disease-focused professional societies and foundations, and the community of researchers and practitioners of geroscience.

Specific goals are to:

• Ensure that participants are aware of the potential role of aging biology as a major risk factor in the etiology of the age-related disease of their focus, and the potential benefits of geroscience approaches for treatment of those diseases.
• Identify ways in which advocacy groups and research societies or foundations can incorporate age and aging into their portfolios and outreach activities.
• Survey the current status of regulatory issues related to geroscience.
Author: NIH
Runtime: 9 hours