Frontiers in Aging and Regeneration Research Workshop


May 19-25, 2013 Xavier University of Louisiana

Topics included:

Genes, Aging, and Public Health; Telomeres, Telomerase and Aging; Stem Cells, Regeneration and the Physical Microenvironment; Induced Pluripotent Models for Aging and Regeneration Research; Mood, Memory and Movement: An Age-Related Neurodegenerative Complex; Nerve cells from stem cells; Isolating and Characterizing Neural stem cells using FACS strategy; Human Twin Aging Studies; Nutritional Modulation of Aging; Progeria and Models of Accelerated Aging; Caenorhabditis elegans: the premier model for the study of aging; Reproductive Aging in Women; Paternal Age Effects for Spontaneous Human Disease Mutations; Reproductive Aging: Fertilization and Development in Aged Gametes; The Role of Clinical Trials in Deciphering Mechanisms of Action of Cardiac Cell-Based Therapy; Brain Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease; Yeast lifespan determination; Minorities in Science: Challenges and Opportunities; Career Planning and Strategies