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Cognitive Aging Summit II

Monday, October 4, 2010 to Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Location: 
Washington, , DC

 The J W Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, D C; October 4-5, 2010.

Investigators in a variety of research fields attended the Cognitive Aging Summit II convened by the National Institute on Aging in Washington, D.C. in October 2010. Made possible by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation through a grant to the Foundation for NIH, the meeting brought together some 325 researchers to discuss age-related brain and cognitive change and future avenues of research. Topics ranged from the molecular and cellular mechanisms in cognitive aging, genetic and epigenetic factors, translational research and possible interventions to promote healthy cognitive aging, such as exercise and nutraceuticals.

View captioned videos of the sessions by clicking on the links below.

Introductions

Plenary Speaker

Session 1: Mechanisms of Age-related Cognitive Change/Targets for Intervention: Genetics/Epigenetics

Session II: Mechanisms of Age-related Cognitive Change/Targets for Intervention: Neural Circuits/Networks/Plasticity

Session III: Mechanisms of Age-related Cognitive Change/Targets for Intervention: Inflammatory, Oxidative and Metabolic Processes

Session IV: Mechanisms of Age-Related Cognitive Change/Targets for Intervention: Social Interactions/Stress

Session V: Considerations in Design
Progress in Cognitive Aging Research: Presentation of the Cognitive Aging RFA Grant Award Recipient’s Research

Session VI: Clinical Trials: New Opportunities

Closing Remarks

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