Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Medicine

2018 Environmental Drivers of Aging: Proteostasis, Metabolism, and Signaling Conference

Friday, January 12, 2018
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Feinberg School of Medicine Conference Center
Northwestern University
251 East Huron St, 3rd Floor Conference Room A
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Symposium Organizers:
Scott Budinger, MD, William E Balch, PhD, Navdeep Chandel, PhD, Alexander Misharin, MD, PhD,
Richard Morimoto, PhD, Karen Ridge, PhD, and Jacob Sznajder, MD

Registration is required to attend this event. Online registration is located here. There is no charge for registration.

Program Description

The goal of this conference is to understand whether and how key processes involved in biologic aging might be manipulated to reduce the risk of chronic disease later in life from varying biological perspectives.  Speakers in this conference are investigators that have contributed significantly to the improved understanding of aging biology to prevent or even reverse aging phenotypes. 

This conference will be of interest to researchers interested in understanding the intersection between aging biology, physiology and disease pathogenesis.

Related Program

The “23rd Annual Midwest Stress Response and Molecular Chaperone Meeting” is being held on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at the James L. Allen Center of the Evanston Campus of Northwestern University. This meeting will provide the opportunity for those interested in the areas of stress response, heat-shock proteins, and molecular chaperones to present their own work and learn from others working in this field.