Symposium 2021

2021 Symposium on Healthy Aging

December 8

In 2021, we will host our fifth biennial symposium on healthy aging. This will be our first virtual symposium. Dr. Max Guo (National Institute on Aging, NIH) will give a featured presentation on trends in aging biology research.

 

Program

8:45 – 9:00 am Welcome
   
9:00 am – 10:55 pm Healthspan-Extending Interventions
9:00 – 9:30 Sailendra Nichenametla
Discrete effects of methionine and cysteine on sulfur amino acid restriction-induced changes in adipose metabolism
9:30 – 10:00 Christian Sell
Metabolic regulation of the senescence program through methionine restriction and mTOR inhibition
10:00 – 10:30 Manali Potnis
An evolving role for the long non-coding RNA H19 in aging and senescence
10:30 – 10:55 Panel Discussion
   
11:10 – 12:00 Trends in Aging Biology Research
11:10 – 12:00 Max Guo
Aging Biology Research Supported by the National Institute on Aging
   
12:45 – 2:40 pm Towards Translation of Sulfur Amino Acid Restriction
12:45 – 1:15 Zhen Dong
Cumulative consumption of sulfur amino acids intake and incidence of diabetes
1:15 – 2:15 Thomas Olsen & Kathrine Vinknes
Sulfur amino acids and metabolic outcomes – Preliminary data, challenges, and experiences from human clinical intervention studies
2:15 – 2:40 Panel Discussion
   
3:00 – 4:55 pm Regulation of Metabolism & Senescence
3:00 – 3:30 Alessandro Bitto
Acarbose suppresses symptoms of mitochondrial disease in a mouse model of Leigh syndrome
3:30 – 4:00 Jay Johnson
Dietary supplementation with compounds that produce methionine restriction-like benefits, including inhibition of insulin/IGF-1 signaling and improved healthspan
4:00 – 4:30 Cristal Hill
Dietary protein restriction benefits health and lifespan through FGF21 signaling
4:30 – 4:55 Panel Discussion