Program Overview

 

 

Saturday, November  9, 2019


12:00 – 1:30 pm           Welcome Lunch

1:30 – 1:45 pm             Opening Remarks (Alan Cohen, Tamàs Fülöp, Nathalie Rivard, Pierrette Gaudreau, and José A. Morais)

1:45 – 3:00 pm             Session 1: Comparative Biology of Aging 

 

        1:45 - 2:10 pm             Jean-François Lemaitre 

                                            Sex differences in lifespan and ageing: what can we learn from comparative studies?

        2:10 - 2:35 pm             Anne Bronikowski 

                                            Insights into mechanisms of aging from comparative studies of reptiles

        2:35 - 3:00 pm             Vera Gorbunov

                                            Mechanisms of longevity in long-lived mammals

 

3:00 – 3:30 pm             Coffee Break

3:30 – 4:45 pm             Session 2: Nutrition and Aging

 

        3:30 - 3:55 pm             José A. Morais

                                            Leucine is not required in conjunction with resistance training and optimized protein intake to reverse frailty 

        3:55 - 4:20 pm             Alistair Senior 

                                           Dietary Macronutrients, Age-Specific Mortality and Variation in Age at Death 

        4:20 - 4:45 pm             Philipp Gut

                                           Targeted Nutrition for Disease Management

 

4:45 – 6:00 pm             Session 3: Mechanisms of Biological Aging

 

        4:45 - 5:10 pm             Jacek Witkowski 

                                            Proteodynamics and aging of cells and organisms 

        5:10 - 5:35 pm             Pierrette Gaudreau 

                                            Metabolomic and lipidomic signatures of MetS in older adults of the NuAge cohort 

        5:35 - 6:00 pm             Ganghui Liu 

                                            Programming and reprogramming of aging

 

6:00 – 7:00 pm             Debate: Do we know what aging is?

        

        Pro: Brian Kennedy

        Con: Alan Cohen

 

7:00 – 8:00 pm             Dinner/Cocktail

8:00 – 8:45 pm             Keynote 1: Claudio Franceschi

                                     Causes and implications of the heterogeneity of the aging phenotype

 

 

Sunday, November 10, 2019


7:30 – 8:15 am              Breakfast

8:15 – 9:30 am              Session 4: Aging, Frailty, and Complexity

 

        8:15 - 8:40 am              Andrea Maier 

                                            Determinants of recovery from acute disease at older age: the RESORT cohort

        8:40 - 9:05 am              Marcel G. M. Olde Rikkert

                                            Getting Grip on Resilience in Aging Adults

        9:05 - 9:30 am              Arnold Mitnitski 

                                            Systems approach to aging and frailty

 

9:30 – 10:45 am             Coffee Break and Posters

10:45 am – 12:00 pm     Session 5: Big Data, Artiticial Intelligence, and Aging

 

        10:45 - 11:10 am           Alexander Zhavoronkov 

                                             Title to come

        11:10 - 11:35 am           João Pedro de Magalhaes 

                                             Title to come

        11:35 am - 12:00 pm     Johannes Hertel 

                                             Frameworks of constructing metrics of biological age via data-driven procedures

 

12:00 – 12:50 pm           Keynote 2: Luigi Ferrucci

                                      Paving the road to new generation of studies of aging: the GESTALT study

12:50 – 2:00 pm             Lunch

2:00 – 3:15 pm               Session 6: Cellular Senescence

 

        2:00 - 2:25 pm               Bertrand Friguet

                                              Proteome oxidative modifications and impairment of metabolic pathways during cellular senescence and aging

        2:25 - 2:50 pm               Gerardo Ferbeyre

                                              Senescence, aging and the nucleolus

        2:50 - 3:15 pm               Valery Krizhanovsky

                                              Senescent cells as drivers of ageing and age-related diseases

 

3:15 – 3:30 pm               Coffee Break

3:30 – 4:50 pm               Session 7: Immunosenescence and Inflammaging 

 

        3:30 - 3:50 pm               Graham Pawelec

                                              Impact of immunosenescence on cancer immunotherapy

        3:50 - 4:10 pm               Janko Nicolich-Zugich

                                              Aging of lymph nodes sets a critical stage for age-related immune dysfunction

        4:10 - 4:30 pm               Daniela Frasca

                                              Obesity and B cell immunosenescence

        4:30 - 4:50 pm               Julian Falutz

                                              Title to come

 

4:50 – 6:05 pm              Session 8: Geroscience

 

        4:50 - 5:15 pm               Brian Kennedy

                                             Title to come

        5:15 - 5:40 pm               Vadim N. Gladyshev

                                             From longevity signatures to longevity interventions

        5:40 - 6:05 pm               Alexey Moskalev

                                             Title to come

 

 

Monday, November 11, 2019


7:30 – 8:15 am               Breakfast

8:15 – 9:00 am               Keynote 3: Dominique Gravel 

                                       Aging in multiple dimensions

9:00 – 10:15 am             Session 9: Systems Biology of Aging 

 

        9:00 - 9:25 am               Jackie Jing-dong Han

                                             Title to come

        9:25 - 9:50 am               Steve Horvath

                                             Comparative epigenetic aging studies in mammals

        9:50 - 10:15 am             Anatoliy Yashin

                                             Genetic connection among aging, health, and longevity related traits: The results of recent analyses

 

10:15 – 10:45 am           Coffee Break

10:45 am – 12:00 pm     Session 10: Age-Related Diseases 

 

        10:45 - 11:10 am           Andrei Seluanov

                                             The role of transposable elements in inflammaging

        11:10 - 11:35 am           Andreas Simm 

                                             Title to come

        11:35 am - 12:00 pm     André Carpentier

                                             Adipose tissue metabolic dysfunction in cardiometabolic diseases

 

12:00 – 1:00 pm            Lunch

1:00 – 2:15 pm              Session 11: Longitudinal Studies 

 

        1:00 - 1:25 pm               Parminder Raina

                                             Title to come

        1:25 - 1:50 pm               Joris Deelen

                                             The genetic and metabolomic signatures of human longevity and lifespan

        1:50 - 2:15 pm               Anis Larbi

                                             T cell aging in aging

 

2:15 – 2:45 pm             Coffee Break

2:45 – 4:00 pm             Session 12: Complexity and Aging 

 

        2:45 - 3:10 pm               Svetlana Ukraintseva

                                              Mechanisms of the decline in resilience during aging: Role of genes regulating cell responses to damage

        3:10 - 3:35 pm               Adam Freund

                                              Untangling Aging Using Dynamic, Organism-Level Phenotypic Networks

        3:35 - 4:00 pm               Janet Thornton

                                              Computational approaches to unravel the complexities of Ageing and repurpose drugs for geroprotection

 

4:00 – 5:15 pm            Session 13: Interventions

 

        4:00 - 4:25 pm               Stephen Cunnane

                                                 Brain energy rescue with ketones in Alzheimer’s disease: progress with clinical trials

        4:25 - 4:50 pm               Katsuiku Hirokawa

                                              Immune status of cancer patients and the effect of DC therapy with WT-1 peptide on immunity and prognosis

        4:50 - 5:15 pm               Jing Qu

                                              Gene therapy alleviates osteoarthritis by preventing stem cell senescence

 

5:15 – 5:30 pm             Closing Remarks