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Pathways to Healthy Longevity 2017 – October 15, Bar Ilan University – program

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Bar Ilan University. Nanotechnology Building (Bldg 206). Part of “Longevity month” campaign


9.00 – Opening

9.00-10.50 – Slowing down the aging process

9.00-9.30 – Prof. Nir Barzilai. Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY – How to die young at a very old age. KEYNOTE

9.30-9.50 – Prof. Haim Cohen. Bar Ilan University – Regulation of lifespan by differential utilization of energy sources

9.50-10.10 – Prof. Sivan Korenblit. Bar Ilan University – Maintaining a healthy proteome in the old – lessons from long-lived animals

10.10-10.30 – Prof. Yosef Gruenbaum. Hebrew University of Jerusalem – A novel link between aging and metabolism

10.30-10.50 – Prof. Michal Schwartz. Weizmann Institute of Science – Boosting immunity to combat age-related dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

10.50-11.00 – Break

11.00-11.30. Advancing Biomedical Research of Aging as a National Task (Discussion Panel)

Mrs. Tali Ploskov – Chairman of the Knesset Committee for the Advancement of Older Persons

Prof. Nir Barzilai – Deputy Scientific Director of the American Federation for Aging Research. Institute for Aging Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York

Prof. Haim Cohen – Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of Vetek (Seniority) Association – the Senior Citizens Movement. Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University.

Mr. Rafi Eitan – Chairman of Vetek (Seniority) Association – the Senior Citizens Movement.

Dr. Ilia Stambler – Chairman of Israeli Longevity Alliance

11.30-13.00. LUNCH. NETWORKING


13.00-14.20 – Preventing Aging-related Damage

13.00-13.20 – Dr. Valery Krizhanovsky. Weizmann Institute of Science – The role of senescent cells in aging and age-related diseases

13.20-13.40 – Prof. Dan Peer. Tel Aviv University – Precision Medicine in Aging

13.40-14.00 – Dr. Anat Ben-Zvi. Ben Gurion University – Protein homeostasis collapse: when does aging begin?

14.00-14.20 – Prof. Ehud Cohen – Hebrew University of Jerusalem – The lipid connection: new roles for caveolae in the orchestration of aging across the organism

14.20-14.40 – Break

14.40-15.40 – Measures of Healthy Longevity

14.40-15.00 – Prof. Gil Atzmon. Haifa University – What role does the environment play in longevity? Epigenetic approach

15.00-15.20 – Dr. Ilia Stambler. Bar Ilan University – Diagnosis of aging = Early detection of aging-related diseases

15.20-15.40 – Dr. Daphna Laifenfeld. “TEVA” Personalized & Predictive Medicine – Personalized medicine for neurodegenerative diseases

15.40-16.00 – Break

16.00-17.00 – Award of 5 prizes to research students in biology of aging, healthy longevity and quality of life. The awardees’ presentations – 10 minutes each.

The prizes will be awarded by Chairman of Medton Ltd. Mr. Ytzhak Davidovich.

16.00-16.10 – Noa Roitenberg – Modulation of Caveolae by Insulin/IGF-1 signaling Regulates Aging of Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) – Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Prof. Ehud Cohen’s lab)

16.10-16.20 – Ziv Zeev Zwighaft – Clock control by polyamine levels through a mechanism that declines with age – Weizmann Institute of Science (Prof. Gad Asher’s lab)

16.20-16.30 – Asael Roichman – Uncovering the effects of sirtuins overexpression on lifespan regulation – Bar Ilan University (Prof. Haim Cohen’s lab)

16.30-16.40 – Ronit Shapira – Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Ameliorates the Pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s Disease Mouse Models – Tel Aviv University (Prof. Uri Ashery’s lab)

16.40-16.50 – Tomer Illouz – Assessing the Efficacy of a DNA Vaccine Against Amyloid-β in a Down Syndrome Mouse Model – Bar Ilan University (Dr. Eitan Okun’s lab)

16.50-17.00 – Closing remarks

17.00 – End

Entrance is free, but registration is requested:


Conference Program Final

Pathways to Healthy Longevity – Bar Ilan University – October 15 – Final Program

Conference Poster Announcement

Pathways to Healthy Longevity – Bar Ilan University – October 15 – Announcement

Conference Program PDF (as of August 29)

Pathways to Healthy Longevity – Program – Bar-Ilan – 15 October 2017

Details on the Call for Israeli research students prizes (for MA and PhD students) in biology of aging, healthy longevity and quality of life


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