On November 7, 2013, The Yale Pepper Center hosted an Aging Research Symposium bring together Yale Faculty, fellows students, affiliates, and individuals in the community to learn just what strides are being made at Yale University with regards to research focused on the aging population. Below is a gallery of pictures taken from the event. A video of the symposium can be found on Yale University's YouTube page here.
Pepper Aging Research Symposium Photo Gallery
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- A full house for the aging symposium.
- Guest from the community begin to arrive.
- Dr. Richard Hodes, Director of the National Institute on Aging, chats with Dr. Dorothy Baker, Program on Aging, and Dr. Nathalie de Rekeniere, Yale Center on Disability and Disabling Disorders prior to the start of the symposium.
- Standing room only.
- Drs. Mary Tinetti, Richard Marottoli, and Albert Shaw are all smiles at the turnout for the Pepper Aging Symposium.
- Dr. Richard Hodes greets Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro prior to the start of the symposium.
- Dean Robert Alpern introduces Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro.
- Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro listens to her introduction by Dean Robert Alpern.
- Congresswoman, Rosa DeLauro, greets Dean Robert Alpern, after he introduces her to the attendees.
- Congresswoman, Rosa DeLauro, addresses the audience on the importance of Aging Research.
- Listening attentively to Rosa DeLauro
- Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro acknowledges audience members after her speech.
- Dr. Thomas Gill, Director of the Yale Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, and the Yale Program on Aging, introduces Dr. Richard Hodes.
- Dr. Richard Hodes, Director of the National Institute on Aging, presents the "Opportunities and Challenges on Aging Research During the next Quarter Century".
- Dr. Leo Cooney, founder of the Section of Geriatrics at Yale School of Medicine, listens intently during Dr. Hodes' presentation.
- Jocelyn Maminta, WTNH News 8 Health and Science Correspondent, Introduces the speakers and Moderates the Question and Answer Session.
- Dr. Mary Tinetti, Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine, Investigative Medicine and Public Health, and Section Chief of Geriatrics at Yale School of Medicine, points out what happens "When One Person has Many Diseases: Multiple Chronic Conditions in Older Adults".
- Dr. Sandy Chang, Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, presents "The Long and Short of It: Telomeres in Aging and Cancer".
- Dr. Peter Van Ness, Biostatistician and Senior Research Associate, Yale Program on Aging.
- Dr. Nicholas Christakis, Sol Goldman Family Professor of Social and Natural Science, gives an animated presentation on "Why Humans Have Friends: The Evolutionary Biology of Lifelong Social Interactions"
- Dr. Stephen Strittmatter, Vincent Coats Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neurobiology, discusses "Lost in Thought: Basis for Brain Malfunction in Alzheimer Disease"
- The speakers get ready for a little Q&A.
- An audience member submits a question to the speakers during the Q&A Session.
- Dr. Nicholas Christakis, Dr. Stephen Strittmatter, Dr. Sandy Chang, and Dr. Mary Tinetti share a laugh during the Question and Answer Session.