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A Successful 2011 ANNUAL COLLOQUIUM on AGING

Thanks to all who attended and supported our 23rd annual colloquim,
held October 11, 2011, in Madison, WI.
Below are some of the resources offered at the event:

 

2011 SPEAKERS

Click on presentation titles to read PDFs and/or click on video links to view presentations.

Reducing Your Risk of Alzheimer's: 
Building a Better Brain as We Age

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Keynote by David A. Bennett, MD
Robert C. Borwell Professor of Neurological Sciences
Directory of the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Anytime Anywhere Any Device:  Automatically Changing
into a Form I Can Understand & Use— The GPII

Click here for Video (no pdf is available)
Gregg C. Vanderheiden, PhD
Director, Trace R&D Center
Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering

and Biomedical Engineering, UW-Madison

Meditation & Exercise for Preventing Acute Respiratory Infection
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Bruce P. Barrett, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Family Medicine, UW-Madison

Active Aging:  the Benefits of an Active Lifestyle
on Health and Wellbeing in Later Life

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Dorothy Farrar-Edwards, PhD
Prof., Dept. of Kinesiology-Occupational Therapy, Neurology,
Chair, Dept. of Kinesiology,
UW-Madison

 

2011 NEW INVESTIGATOR AWARD WINNERS

Awards are given to UW-Madison students or advanced trainees to recognize outstanding achievement in aging or life course studes. Winners receive a $300 award and their research is showcased in the event's Poster Session. This year's winners it each category are:

For Biomedical Research:  Karl Miller
Click to view poster entitled:  PGC-1α Pathway as a Potential Target for Cancer Treatment

For Clinical/Applied Research:  Jacqueline K. Limberg
Click to view poster entitled:  Changes in Blood Flow Patterns with Participation in a
Diet and Exercise Program in Adults with Pre-Diabetes

For Psychosocial Research:  Hong-Min Ahn
Click to view poster entitled:  Social Relationships and Mortality in Older Men and Women


2011 POSTER SESSION

Click for a list of posters presented.  PDFs of some of the posters can be accessed in the “Highlighted Posters” section on our home page.


2011 HEALTH AND RESOURCE FAIR

Click for a list of exhibitors (and their contact information) that offer local resources for positive aging.