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4-Jun-2014

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Contact: Noel Lloyd
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Alliance for Aging Research

American Aging Association Meeting presents latest developments in aging research

More than 70 experts deliver findings in mTor, circadian rhythm, animal aging and FAT10

The 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Aging Association (AGE) held May 30-June 2, 2014, at the Westin Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, featured the latest scholarship and research findings in the field of aging research from more than 70 leading experts. The event has long been recognized as a launching pad for researchers to share cutting-edge discoveries into the underlying mechanisms of the causes of aging as well as the possible breakthroughs in finding ways to increase healthspan.

"The talks at this year's meeting were of exceptionally high quality with really new exciting insights on the role of gut fauna in healthy aging, protein biology, and why our daily rhythms get disrupted during aging and the widespread ramifications thereof in inflammation and biochemical signaling," said Rochelle Buffenstein, Ph.D., president and meeting chair of AGE.

Among the weekend's highlights were:

The AGE conference also featured other activities over the weekend, including:

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A program of the entire conference can be found at this link: http://bit.ly/TeSxOA

Journalists wishing to do a story about any of the presentations highlighted in this release or on the program may contact Noel Lloyd at 202.688.1229 or nlloyd@agingresearch.org.

About the American Aging Association

The American Aging Association is a group of experts dedicated to understanding the basic mechanisms of aging and the development of interventions in age-related disease to increase healthy lifespan for all. For more information, visit americanagingassociation.org.



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