4th Annual UAB Nathan Shock Center Symposium

POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE (TBD)


UAB

Due to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, and the latest instructions at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), our upcoming annual UAB Shock Center Symposium scheduled on April 8 had to be cancelled. We are planning to reschedule it as soon as we are able to, with a date TBD depending on the evolving of the situation.


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

  • Datablitz talks 11:10 AM - SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT BY MARCH 15
  • Lunch and Poster Session 11:30 AM -1:00 PM

Abstract Submissions

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

Contact Us

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