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NIA Workshop on Allostatic Load

Thursday, November 29, 2007 to Friday, November 30, 2007

Location: 
Washington, DC

An exploratory workshop focusing on theoretical and measurement issues relating to the concept of allostatic load, and more specifically on the question of assessing multiple and cumulative aspects of physiological aging and dysregulation. The goals of the workshop were to identify research needs and strategies for advancing the science in this area. The attached document includes background statements from workshop participants, used to frame the discussion.