Daily News: Aging

Registration for 2014 Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference Now Open

Health & Beauty Close - Up

04-23-14

The SENS Research Foundation announced that registration is now open for the Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference, to be held August 21 - 23, at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara in Santa Clara, California.

In a release, the foundation noted event details:

The theme for the Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference is Emerging Regenerative Medicine Solutions for the Diseases of Aging. The Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference builds upon novel strategies being pioneered by the Alzheimer's and cancer communities by convening the foremost leaders from academia, industry, investment, policy, and advocacy from multiple disease communities to consider the wider potential of these strategies and evaluate the feasibility of preventative and combinatorial medicine applications to treat all aging-related diseases.

Organizers said the conference will feature over 50 speakers from industry, academia, government and the financial community. Confirmed speakers include:

-Richard Barker CASMI

-Maria Blasco, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre

-George Church, Harvard Medical School

-Aubrey de Grey, SENS Research Foundation

-Laura Esserman, UCSF

-Caleb Finch, USC Davis School of Gerontology

-W. Gray Jerome, Vanderbilt University Medical School

-Jeffrey Karp, Harvard Medical School

-Jeanne Loring, Scripps Research Institute

-Stephen Minger, GE Healthcare Life Sciences, UK

-Brock Reeve, Harvard Stem Cell Institute

-David Schaffer, University of California Berkeley

-Evan Snyder, Sanford/Burnham Medical Research Institute

-Matthias Steger, Hoffmann-La Roche

-Michael West, Biotime, Inc.

More information:

www.sens.org

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