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October 30, 2018 | All Day
Category: Conference
Location: Wyndham Garden Inn
2900 Jackson Ave
Ann Arbor, MI MI 48103
Cost: RSVP by 9/16
Audience: Alumni, Current Graduate Students, Faculty

Joint Symposium hosted by Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center:
Wayne State University, Institute of Gerontology
Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine
University of Michigan, Medicine
Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research
East Ann Arbor Health and Geriatrics Center
Michigan Older Americans Independence Center


Schedule of Events

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

9:00am - 10:30am
Plenary session- Aging Translational Science
Preliminary Outcomes and Lessons Learned from the Michigan Stroke Transitions Trial
Amanda Woodward, Ph.D. (Michigan State University)

Implications of Population Aging for Translational Disability and Care Research
Vicki Freedman, Ph.D. (University of Michigan)

A Hidden Agenda: Racism, Race, and Medical Interactions with Cancer Patients
Louis Penner, Ph.D. (Wayne State University)- 

10:45am - 11:45am
Short networking presentation session 1: Assessments and interventions

12:00pm - 1:15pm
Lunch and trainee poster session (meal will be provided)

12:00pm - 1:15pm
Short networking presentation session 2: Influences on function

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Plenary session- Panel: Opportunities for funding in aging research

2:45pm - 3:15pm


To register for this event, please R.S.V.P. to Katie Hildebrand at or 734-764-2719 by October 16th. 

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