Biological Sciences Program
The Biological Sciences (BS) Program is designed for researchers and professionals with interests in the biological processes that underlie aging. Paper, poster, and symposium sessions will address the aging process at the molecular, cellular, and organismal level, as well as the specific disease conditions that are related to, or that accompany, the aging process.
“The innovation of this conference is that the GSA’s annual meeting is the only scientific conference in the country where translationally relevant interactions can occur between scientists of different disciplines related to research on the mechanisms of aging and age-related disease.”
– James Kirkland, PhD
Chair, Biological Sciences Section
The Gerontological Society of America
Biological Sciences Series Highlights
Download the program to view sessions organized by the GSA Biological Sciences Section; a preview to the wide range of biological science sessions that will take place during GSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting.
From the Basic Biology of Aging to Healthspan Interventions.
- Presidential Symposium: Translating Recent, Transformational Advances in the Basic Biology of Aging into Clinical Application: Opportunities and Challenges
- Cellular Senescence and Inflammation
- Growth Hormone and IGF-1
- Exercise as Medicine for the Elderly
- Metabolism and Nutrition, Protein Aggregation, Mtor
- Brain Aging
- Gender, Sex Steroids, and Aging
- NIA Symposium: Geroscience — Aging Biology as the Common Risk Factor for Chronic Diseases
- Arterial Aging in Ancient Societies
Biological Sciences Program Sponsors
Funding for this conference was made possible, in part by 1 R13 AG041622-02 from the National Institute on Aging. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.