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Evening Talk: Aging & Genomics: Could We Live Forever One Day?

New York Genome Center

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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Aging & Genomics: 
 
Could We Live Forever One Day?

CBS Medical Correspondent Dr. Max Gomez in Conversation with 
Aging Expert Nir Barzilai, MD
 
  
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
 
 
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM: Panel Discussion & Audience Q&A
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Cocktail Reception
 
101 Avenue of the Americas, First Floor Auditorium
 
 
 
 Join us at the New York Genome Center for an engaging discussion about:
 
*What scientists are learning from studies of people living to age 100 and beyond.

*How “longevity genes” are being explored to unlock new ways to delay the aging process.

*The promising drugs and cell therapies that may help you live a longer, healthier life.
 
 
PANELISTS
 
Max Gomez, PhD
Medical Correspondent, CBS, New York
Author, Cells are the New Cure: The Cutting-Edge Medical Breakthroughs That Are Transforming Our Health
 
 
Dr. Max Gomez, is a nine-time Emmy Award-winning medical correspondent with more than 30 years of broadcast experience. A highly regarded journalist, moderator and public speaker, Dr. Gomez has earned an outstanding reputation for translating complex medical topics into compelling stories. He has a special interest in genomics and aging, and is the co-author of the just released book, Cells are the New Cure: The Cutting-Edge Medical Breakthroughs That Are Transforming Our Health.

To learn more about Dr. Gomez, visit his website.
 
 
Nir Barzilai, MD
Director, Institute for Aging Research
Professor, Medicine and Genetics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Nir Barzilai, MD, is the Director of the Institute for Aging Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Human Aging Research and of the National Institutes of Health’s Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging. He is the Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Chair of Aging Research, Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Genetics, and member of the Diabetes Research Center and of the Divisions of Endocrinology & Diabetes and Geriatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

To learn more about Dr. Barzilai’s research, visit his lab page.
 
To watch, Dr. Barzilai's TEDMED talk, visit this clip.  

 
Google Scholar

To read more about Dr. Gomez’s research, please visit – Google Scholar – Max Gomez, PhD
To read more about Dr. Barzilai’s research, please visit – Google Scholar – Nir Barzilai, MD
 
 
The Evening Talks Series is sponsored by The New York Community Trust – Pyewacket Fund.
 
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Have questions about Evening Talk: Aging & Genomics: Could We Live Forever One Day?? Contact New York Genome Center

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New York Genome Center
101 6th Avenue Auditorium
New York, NY 10013

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)


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New York Genome Center

The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit academic research institution at the forefront of transforming biomedical research with the mission of advancing critical care.

A collaboration of premier academic, medical and industry leaders in New York and other partners across the globe, the NYGC has as its goal translating genomic research into the development of new treatments, therapies and therapeutics against human disease.

Its member organizations and partners are united in this unprecedented collaboration of technology, science and medicine, designed to harness the power of innovation and discoveries to advance genomic services. Their shared objective is the acceleration of medical genomics and precision medicine to benefit patients around the world.

Email: dbetts@nygenome.org

Website: http://nygenome.org/events 

Phone: 646.977.7000

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