The Alliance and our partner organizations host various events to raise awareness about the field of aging research and to present the latest innovations and advancements that are helping extend people’s healthspans. Those events are featured here.


Start Date: June 22nd, 2015

Start Time: 12:00PM

End Time: 1:00PM

City: Washington, DC

Contact Address: 2 Constitution Ave. NE, SR-385

Contact Name: Sue Peshin

Phone: (202) 293-2856

Email: [email protected]

Turning Discovery Into Health: Learn About the Latest at the National Institute on Aging

Russell Senate Office Building
Room SR-385
12:00 - 1:00pm EDT
Boxed lunches will be provided

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), leads the national scientific effort to promote the health and well-being of older adults. Please join the Friends of the National Institute on Aging (FoNIA) to hear about the latest groundbreaking research at the NIA, including a discussion on  recent recommendations from the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit 2015. Learn about the NIA’s current funding situation and how increased investment in preventing, treating or curing diseases of aging is one of the most effective strategies in reducing national spending on healthcare.

Featured Speakers:

Richard J. Hodes, MD
National Institute on Aging

Marie A. Bernard, MD
Deputy Director
National Institute on Aging

Neil Buckholtz, PhD
Director, Division of Neuroscience
National Institute on Aging

Susan Peschin, MHS
Chair, Friends of the NIA
President & CEO, Alliance for Aging Research

Kathryn Jedrziewski, PhD
Co-Chair, Friends of the NIA
Deputy Director, Institute on Aging, University of Pennsylvania



Boxed lunches will be provided
This is a widely attended educational event with a meal value of less than $25.
Special thanks to Senator Jerry Moran for making this briefing possible.

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