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Annual UCLA Research Conference on Aging

Los Angeles
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Ackerman Grand Ballroom

May 2, 2017
8:00am -12:30pm

Ackerman Grand Ballroom
308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Marie A. Bernard, MD
Deputy Director, National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health

The Future of Aging: New and Emerging Research from the National Institute on Aging

Plenary Speakers

Dr. Alan Castel, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

Memory for What Matters: Information Overload and Value-Directed Remembering in Younger and Older Adults

Dr. Judith E. Carroll, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles

Sleep Disturbances and Biological Aging

Dr. Molly Fox, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Anthropology, and Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles

The Grandmother Paradox: Alzheimer’s Disease and the Evolution of Human Longevity

2015 Research Conference on Aging. Location: UCLA Ackerman Grand Ballroom

The 2017 Research Conference on Aging will demonstrate UCLA’s diverse research efforts to enhance and extend productive and healthy lifestyles for older adults.

The event provides opportunities for researchers and community members to network, be apprised of the latest research across a broad range of topics including aging biology, epidemiology, clinical research in older adults, public health, and health policy, and to spark new and innovative collaborations. The program includes one keynote lecture, two poster sessions, and plenary talks.

The conference is free and open to the public.

Register to attend!

The closest parking lots are in Lot 4 and Lot 8. Lot 4 is an underground parking structure, accessible via Sunset Blvd. The address of the parking structure is 221 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095. Lot 8 is located at 555 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095.

The daily parking rate is $12 for all-day parking. Click here for a map and directions.

Conference Sponsors
UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
The UCLA Longevity Center
The UCLA Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Research
UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Special Thanks
Special thanks to Dean V. Ambrose for fostering interdisciplinary partnerships in age-related research by generously supporting this event.

If you have additional questions, please contact Ms. Michelle Nguyen at michelletnguyen@mednet.ucla.edu.

UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and GerontologyMary Easton CenterCTSI - Clinical and Translational Science InstituteUCLA Longevity Center