Healthy Ageing Seminar

PLEASE NOTE: THIS SEMINAR TOOK PLACE IN AUGUST 2016.

​Our life expectancy is increasing. But we don’t just want to live long – we also want to maintain our health.
As the ageing population rapidly becomes one of our biggest challenges, research on ageing grows into a hot and important field. We would therefore like to welcome you to:

HEALTHY AGEING – FROM MICROORGANISMS TO HUMANS
A Life Science Engineering Initiative Seminar & Molecular Frontiers Symposium

The seminar will cover research on various aspects of ageing, with studies on humans as well as models like yeast cells, fruit flies and worms.

This conference is free of charge.

Click here to see the programme.


Keynote speakers:

• Nobel Laureate and Professor Tomas Lindahl
• Professor Valter Longo, University of Southern California, USA
• Professor Frank Madeo, University of Graz, Austria
• Professor Ellen Nollen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
• Professor Linda Partridge, Institute of Healthy Ageing, University College London, GB
• Professor Thomas Nyström, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
• Professor Thomas C.G. Bosch, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany
• Dr Leroy Hood, Institute for Systems Biology, USA

• Professor Eline Slagboom, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands


Moderator: Mene Pangalos, Executive VP of AstraZeneca's Innovative Medicines and Early Development Biotech Unit.

Co-organizers: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and AstraZeneca.

More information can be found in the menu under Healthy Ageing Seminar. You can also read the news text and interview with the organizer Dina Petranovic, click here.

Published: Fri 27 May 2016. Modified: Fri 09 Sep 2016