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

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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
Director
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.