BAC Meeting: Novato, California 2014

Longevity: Medicine's Next Frontier

May 18 - 20, 2014               Photos

Sunday, May 18, 2014

4:00p BAC Round Table meeting - BAC members only
5:00p Welcome reception – Lobby and Atrium
Gensler Bldg., Main Floor
6:00p Dinner
8:00p Keynote – Drexler Auditorium
Welcome – Brian Kennedy, PhD, President and CEO, The Buck Institute, and Shahab Fatheazam, Chairman, Buck Advisory Council
Presentation of the 2014 Humanitarian Award of the Buck Advisory Council
Keynote Address – Dean Ornish, MD, Founder and President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute; Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
The Power of Lifestyle Changes,Social Networks, & Love


Monday, May 19, 2014

8:00 - 9:00a Continental breakfast
9:00 - 9:15a Welcome and Introduction - Shahab Fatheazam
9:15 - 9:45a Documentary film world premiere:
The Silver Tsunami (:23)
Introduced by Producer Cynthia Harrison
9:45 - 10:30a Brian Kennedy, PhD, President and CEO,
Buck Institute
Aging Research Enters the Commercial Stage: Is There a Path Forward?
10:30 - 10:45a Coffee break
10:45 - 11:30a Martin Brand, PhD, Professor, Buck Institute
You Know Those Free Radicals That Are Supposed to Contribute to Aging and Many Diseases Such as Diabetes and Dementia? Where Exactly Do They Come From? Instead of Trying to Mop Them Up with Antioxidants,Why Not Try to Stop Them Being Made in the First Place?
11:30a - 12:00p

Mansour Bassiri, PhD, Chairman and CEO,
Bioxiness Pharmaceuticals
Antibiotic Resistance-The Need for Discovery and Development of a New Class of Antibiotics

12:00 - 1:30p Lunch-Atrium
1:30 - 2:15p Simon Melov, PhD, Professor, Buck Institute
BAIT: The Buck Aging Intervention Testing Program -- A Critical Step Toward Developing Drugs for Human Aging
2:15 - 2:45p Scott B. Livingston, CEO, Livingston Securities LLC
Changing the Way Innovation Is Financed on Wall Street - Implications for Aging-Related Technologies
2:45 - 3:00p Coffee break
3:00 - 3:45p Leonor Beleza, President, Champalimaud Foundation,Lisbon, Portugal
The Champalimaud Foundation - An Innovator in Biomedical Science
3:45 - 4:30p Pankaj Kapahi, PhD, Professor, Buck Institute
How Diet Influences Aging: New Insights from Flies
4:30 - 5:15p Caroline Popper, MD, MPH, Co-Founder and President, Popper and Company
Redesigning the Way We Live Our Second Half Century


Tuesday, May 20, 2014

8:00 - 9:00 Continental breakfast
9:00 - 9:45 John Reinhart, CEO,
InnovateLTC – Louisville Thrive Lab
Thriving Through Knowledge and Leveraging Collaboration
9:45 - 10:30a Jerome Kirk, Sculptor
Work In Progress
10:30 - 10:45a Coffee break
10:45 - 11:15a Sean Mooney, PhD, Associate Professor, Buck Institute
Mining Kilobytes of Gold from Terabytes of Ore: How Big Data Is Improving Human Health
11:15a - 12:15p G. Steven Burrill, Founder and CEO,
Burrill and Company
Transforming Healthcare
12:15 - 12:30p Closing remarks - Shahab Fatheazam, Chairman,
Buck Advisory Council
12:30p Lunch
2:00p Conference adjourns
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