Distinguished Lecture Series

This interdisciplinary series will feature leading international experts whose work explores the boundaries of human aging and the possibilities for developmental plasticity to highlight the fact that aging is modifiable.

Upcoming: 

October 17, 2017 - 3:00 p.m. - "Lifespan and Healthspan: Past Trends and Future Prospects"

Speaker: Eileen Crimmins, PhD (AARP Professor of Gerontology & University Professor, USC Leonard David School of Gerontology)

Location: CUMC Campus, Hess Commons, Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168th Street.  RSVP requested. Please click here for details.

Past: 

April 12, 2017 - 4:00 p.m. - "Unequal Lives and Aging: What Do We Know and What Do We Need to Know"

Speaker: Carol D. Ryff, PhD (Hilldale Professor of Psychology & Director, Institute on Aging, University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Location: CUMC Campus, Hess Commons, Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168th Street.  RSVP requested. Please click here for details.

October 27, 2016 - 5:00 p.m. - "Global Demographic Change and Its Economic Implications"

Speaker: David Bloom (Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University)

Location: Morningside Campus, Uris Hall's Calder Lounge   For more information, please click here.

 

April 21, 2016, 5 p.m. - "Bone as a Rheostat of Aging"  -- the culmination of our series: "BIOLOGIES" OF AGING?

Speaker: Gerard Karsenty (Professor and Chairman, Department of Genetics & Development, CUMC)

Location: Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall, Morningside Campus

 

October 12, 2015 - "The Neurobiology of Individuality"

Speaker: Gerd Kempermann (Professor for Genomics of Regeneration at the Center of Regenerative Therapies, Technical University Dresden; Director at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases in Dresden)