BIT’s 5th Annual World Congress of Geriatrics and Gerontology-2017 (WCGG-2017)
★ Tentative Scientific Program
BIT’s 5th Annual World Congress of

Geriatrics and Gerontology -2017

Theme: Moving Towards the Eraof Healthy Aging 
Venue: Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk, Japan
Time: December 4-6, 2017 

Opening Ceremony & Keynote Forum
Forum 1: Frontiers in Aging and Anti-Aging Research
Forum 2: Geriatric Medicine 
Forum 3: Nutrition and Health in an Ageing Population
Forum 4: Social Gerontology and Elderly Health Care 
Notes: Please click each Section for detailed program information.


Forum 1: Frontiers in Aging and Anti-Aging Research


Time: 14:00-18:20, December 4, 2017 (Monday)
Venue: Kiku Room, 3rd Floor, Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk, Japan
Chair: Dr. Warren C. Ladiges, Professor, University of Washington, USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Gil Atzmon, Associate Professor of Epigenetics and Genomics of Aging/Longevity, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Haifa, USA
14:00-14:05
Chair’s Introduction
14:05-14:25
Title: A Molecular Signature for Health Span and Allostasic Load
Dr. Paul G. Shiels, Professor, Glasgow Ageing Research Network, Wolfson Wohl Translational Research Centre, UK
14:25-14:45
Title: Roles of Pro-Aging miRNAs in Brain
Dr. Keetae Kim,Principal Investigator, Department of New Biology, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), South Korea
14:45-15:05
Title: A New Preclinical Paradigm for Testing Anti-Aging Therapeutics
Dr. Warren C. Ladiges, Professor, University of Washington, USA
15:05-15:25
Title: New Horizons in Geriatric Medicine: Biologic Advances, and Modern Technologies in Understanding Aging and Treatment of the Elderly
Dr. Yitshal Berner, Head of Geriatric Medicine, Meir Medical Center Kfar Saba, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University,Isreal
15:25-15:45
Title: Autologous Stem Cell Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction and Lymphedema in Clinical Trials
Dr. Soren P Sheikh, Professor, Department Head, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
15:45-16:00
Coffee Break
16:00-16:20
Title: 100: the New 70
Dr. Gil Atzmon, Associate Professor of Epigenetics and Genomics of Aging/Longevity, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Haifa, USA
16:20-16:40
Title: The Impact of Cellular Senescence on Circadian Clock
Dr. Yasukazu Nakahata, Assistant Professor, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan
16:40-17:00
Title: Cholesterol-Hydroxyecdysone-Vitellogenin Pathway Promotes the Longevity of Trophocytes and Oenocytes of Queen Honeybees (Apis Mellifera)
Dr. Chin-Yuan Hsu, Associate Professor of Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
17:00-17:20
Title: Updated Evidence on Chronic Inflammation as an Underlying Mechanism of Aging Revealed by Transcriptome and Methylome Data
Dr. Hae Young Chung, Director, Molecular Inflammation Research Center for Aging Intervention, College of Pharmacy, Pusan National University, South Korea
17:20-17:40
Title: Psychobiology, Antiaging and Marine Therapy
Dr. Guillermo Gosálbez, Psychologist, Medical Department, Quinton Laboratoires, Spain
17:40-18:00  Title: miR-34a: A New Player of Ageing-Associated Vascular Calcification
Dr. Angela Raucci, Group Leader, Experimental Cardio-Oncology and Cardiovascular Aging Unit, Centro CardiologicoMonzino-IRCCS, Italy
18:00-18:20
Title: Cellular Ageing Impacts on Microvesicle-Mediated Tissue Regeneration
Dr. Nikolaos Panagiotou, Ph.D. Student, Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre, Institute of Cancer Sciences, MVLS, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK


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