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: October 11th, 2006

Start Time: 2:00PM

City: Washington, DC

Contact Address: U.S. Capitol: Room HC-6

In the first of four briefings looking at the growing burden of chronic disease and the promise of innovation, the Alliance for Aging Research focuses on cancer. Cancer will strike 1.4 million individuals this year and cause 564,380 deaths.* 



The Economic Argument for Medical Innovation
Frank Lichtenberg, PhD

Courtney C. Brown Professor
Columbia University Graduate School of Business

Chris Millard
Cancer Survivor
Member, 2005 “Tour of Hope” Team

Oncology and Innovation – The Potential and Promise
Len Lichtenfeld, MD, FACP

Deputy Chief Medical Officer
American Cancer Society

These briefings are supported by a grant from the Biotechnology Industry Organization.

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