Center on Aging
Aging Research Day
12th Annual Aging Research Day: “Sensory Systems in Aging”
Presented by South Carolina Aging Research Network (SCARN) and hosted by MUSC Center on Aging
February 26, 2016 - 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker will be Dr. Nicolas Bazan, who is internationally recognized for his contributions to neuroscience and research in vision and ophthalmology, as well as an author, educator, mentor, developer, music enthusiast, and art lover.
Dr. Bazan’s first novel was adapted into the award winning film, Of Mind and Music, formerly Una Vida, which was a large part of the inspiration for this year’s theme on sensory systems.
Joining Dr. Bazan, will be the following researchers to discuss how aging and age-related diseases affect the senses:
Xue Z. Liu, MD, PhD - University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Baerbel Rohrer, PhD - MUSC
Chris Gregory, PhD - MUSC
Ellen Vincent, PhD - Clemson University
Renata Leite, PhD - MUSC
Victor Hirth, MD, MHA, CMD, FACP, AGSF - Palmetto Health
Johnell Brooks, PhD - Clemson University
Stacey Pierce - PharmRight Corp
Continental lunch and breakfast provided. Advanced registration is required by February 10th due to limited space.
POSTER CONTEST SUBMISISONS ARE NOW CLOSED.
Contact Kelly Dillon with any questions.