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The inaugural symposium of the Balliol Interdisciplinary Institute project on Autophagy & Ageing, hosted by Balliol College, Oxford University, and moderated by Royal Society member and Oxford Emeritus Professor of Physiology, Denis Noble, and Oxford University college doctor and oncology researcher, Dr Paul Ch’en, will take place on April 14th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. BST.
The central theme is: “Autophagy and Ageing – Research, Socioeconomic Benefit and Commercialisation”.
If you would like to attend the livestream Zoom event where participants can ask questions to the speakers or if you would like to watch the video recordings after the event, please register for free below.
|Moderators||Emeritus Professor of Physiology, Denis Noble, Oxford University, Visiting Fellow, Osaka University
Dr Paul Ch’en, GP and former cancer immunologist, Observatory Medical Practice, College Doctor, Oxford University
|Speakers||Professor Andrew Scott, London Business School, economist and co-author of The 100-Year Life and The New Long Life, focusing on the economics of a longevity dividend
Professor Tamotsu Yoshimori, Genetics, University of Osaka Medical School, is one of the world’s leading mammalian autophagy scientists, discoverer of Rubicon, the protein that suppresses autophagy as we age, and protege to Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi, Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine or Physiology for this work on autophagy
Professor Katja Simon, Immunology, University of Oxford, and the world’s leading expert on autophagy’s impact on the immune system
Dr Sandra Kaufmann, MD, Chief of Pediatric Anestheisiology, Joe Dimiaggio Pediatric Hospital, Hollywood, Florida, and a prominent American anti-ageing speaker, author and creator of The Kaufmann Anti-Aging Protocol
Dr Miwako Ishido, CEO, AuthophagyGO, cell biologist and pharmaceutical industry veteran focused on commercialising discoveries in autophagy in Japan
Leslie Kenny, CEO, Oxford Healthspan, former fundraiser for UK university life sciences spinouts, now bringing products to market that extend human healthspan.