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October 29, 2019 | All Day
Category: Conference
Location: Wyndham Garden Inn
2900 Jackson Ave
Ann Arbor, mi 48103
Cost: No Cost
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Current Graduate Students, Faculty

Joint Symposium: WSU, U-M and MSU: Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research; Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center; East Ann Arbor Health and Geriatrics Center; Michigan Older Americans Independence Center; Michigan State University: College of Human Medicine; Wayne State: Institute of Gerontology

“Advances in Health and Aging Research Across the Translational Spectrum”

Building networks of cross-disciplinary translational research in aging across Michigan

Schedule of Events:

Reception and trainee poster set up (light breakfast provided) 8:00am - 9:00am

Plenary session by senior fac: 3 x 20 min talks (15 min + questions) 9:00am - 10:00am

- Vicki Johnson-Lawrence, M.S., Ph.D. (Michigan State University) - “What Should We Do? Using Participatory Research Methods to Improve Health Outcomes for Aging Adults in Flint, MI”

- Scott Roberts, Ph.D. (University of Michigan)- “Disclosing Genetic and Biomarker Results to Individuals at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease”

- Jeffrey Stanley, Ph.D. (Wayne State University)- “Altered hippocampal glutamate modulation related to memory consolidation in healthy aging: Evidence from functional magnetic resonance spectroscopy” 

Poster session (approximate size 2’ x 3’ MAX) 10:45am - 12:00pm

Lunch and Networking 12:15pm - 1:00pm

Speed Networking session 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Speed networking session: introduce yourself, your work, and NETWORK

We encourage participants, PARTICULARLY JUNIOR FACULTY, to participate in the Networking session. Each participant will present a short (3-5 min) introduction of their work. Participants are requested to submit 1-2 slides or storyboard (both to be reproduced onto standard 8.5 x 11 inch paper) x 20 COPIES TO BRING WITH THEM TO SHARE WITH THE GROUP DURING THE INTRODUCTION

Please RSVP (Junior faculty send intro and trainees send poster title) to Katie Hildebrand at kkovalic@umich.edu or 734-764-2719. 

For more information about this event, please contact Katie Hildebrand at 734-764-2719 .