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:
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
Click here for Video
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
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.