Meetings/Workshops on Human Physiology and Metabolism in Mexico

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Aging — 2nd Interventions in Aging Conference: Understanding Mechanisms & Compressing Morbidity in Aging Humans
ID
843038
Dates
02 Mar 2017 - 05 Mar 2017
Location
Cancun, Mexico
Abstract
A plethora of genetic, dietary and pharmacological interventions can extend healthy lifespan in laboratory animals, and can delay or ameliorate diverse aging-related diseases. Many of the signalling pathways involved are evolutionarily conserved, and are starting to be implicated in human aging. This raises the intriguing possibility of performing preventative medicine against the chronic diseases of our time by targeting the main risk factor for all of them, namely aging. Two important current challenges in the field are (1) to understand the downstream pathways by which longevity interventions combat age-related loss of function and pathology, and (2) to translate the findings into the extension of human healthspan.
Contact
Laura Trundle;     Phone: [01638 724137];     Email: laura@fusion-conferences.com
Topics
aging, interventions, genetic, dietary, pharmacological, pharma, pharmacology, healthy, lifespan, ameliorate, signalling pathways, pathology, Epigenetics, stem cells, cell signalling
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Last updated: 14 October 2016