Spotlight session

At the crossroads of biological aging: different theories for one same outcome

Organiser and Chair

Patrizia Mecocci, MD, PhD is Full Professor of Gerontology and Geriatrics and Director of the Geriatric Clinic at the University of Perugia, Italy. She has been appointed by Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm as Foreign Adjunct Professor at the Division of Clinical Geriatrics, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences, and Society (NVS). Her research is focused on clinical and neuropsychological aspects of aging and biological studies on aging, particularly on oxidative stress, mitochondria, and biological markers of senescence.

Content and structure

During the session, the speakers will be interviewed on the results of their main research and invited to debate the intersections among the different theories that underlie the processes that lead to aging.

 Session participants

  • Virginia Boccardi, Assistant Professor, University of Perugia, Department of Medicine and Surgery, Division of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Perugia, Italy
  • Joris Deelen, Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
  • Silvia Maioli, Associate Professor, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology Care Sciences and Society, Division of Neurogeriatrics, Center for Alzheimer Research, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Andreas Simm, Professor, University Hospital-Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, Halle (Saale), Germany
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Important dates

2 October 2023 - Abstract submission and registration open

29 November 2023 - Deadline abstracts for symposia

15 January 2024 - Notification for accepted symposia

25 January 2024 - Deadline oral presentations and posters

26 February 2024 - Notification for accepted oral and poster presentation

26 February 2024 - Deadline for submission of individual abstracts within accepted symposia

8 March 2024 - End of Early Bird registration

15 May 2024 - Deadline to register with an accepted presentation

12-14 June 2024 Congress dates