The Methuselah Foundation presents Aging: The Disease, The Cure, The Implications, a panel discussion featuring world-renowned scientists and advocates of stem cell and regenerative medicine research, including Dr. Aubrey de Grey, the Foundation’s Chairman and Chief Science Officer.
Panelists will discuss the scientific progress and implications of eliminating all age-related disease, disability, suffering and death, as well as public policy as it pertains to relevant scientific research legislation including the passing of Prop 71.
Admission to Aging 2008 is free, with advance registration required at www.mfoundation.org/Aging2008.
Friday, June 27, 2008
Complimentary Reception – 4:00pm
Panel Discussion – 5:00pm
Dinner w/ Speakers – 8:00pm
Royce Hall, UCLA
340 Royce Dr. in Los Angeles
Presented by the Methuselah Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonproﬁt organization dedicated to extending the healthy human lifespan. Founded in 2002 by entrepreneur David Gobel and gerontologist Dr. Aubrey de Grey, the Methuselah Foundation funds two major programs: the Mprize, a multimillion dollar research prize, and SENS, a detailed engineering plan to repair aging-related damage. For more information, visit www.mfoundation.org.
Dr. Aubrey de Grey – Chairman and Chief Science Officer, Methuselah Foundation
Dr. Bruce Ames – Professor of Biochemistry, UC Berkeley
Dr. William Haseltine – Chairman, Haseltine Global Health
Daniel Perry – Executive Director, Alliance for Aging Research
Bernard Siegel – Executive Director, Genetics Policy Institute
Dr. Gregory Stock – Director, UCLA Program on Medicine, Technology and Society
Dr. Michael West – Founder, Geron and Advanced Cell Technology
For media credentials or to schedule interviews:
Tracy Garcia/Arielle Wolin