4th Annual UAB Nathan Shock Center Symposium


UAB

Alumni House
April 8, 2020
9 AM - 4 PM

Keynote Speaker:

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Dena Dubal, M.D., Ph.D. 

University of California San Francisco

"X Marks the Spot: Female Longevity in Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease"


Featured Speakers


Christy Carter, Ph.D.

Christy Carter, Ph.D.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

“The Gut Microbiome as a Therapeutic Target for Cognitive Impairment"

Constanza Cortes, Ph.D.

Constanza Cortes, Ph.D.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

“Enhanced Skeletal Muscle Proteostasis as a Novel Modulator of CNS Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease"

Dudley Lamming, Ph.D.

Dudley Lamming, Ph.D.

University of Wisconsin-Madison

“The Regulation of Health and Longevity by Specific Dietary Macronutrients"

Andrew Pickering, Ph.D.

Andrew Pickering, Ph.D.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

“Dissecting the Interplay Between Proteasome Dysfunction, Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease"

Michel Stout, Ph.D.

Michel Stout, Ph.D.

The University of Oklahoma

“What 17a-E2 Can Teach Us About Sexually-Divergent Mechanisms of Aging"

Liou Sun, M.D., Ph.D.

Liou Sun, M.D., Ph.D.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

“What We Learned From GHRH-KO Mice”


Trainee Participation

  • Poster Session and Selected Data Blitz talks

Abstract Submissions

Read the Abstract Submission Instructions to ensure you properly format your abstract for consideration.

Contact Us

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