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Focus on Aging—Drs. Nir Barzilai, Ana Maria Cuervo, Sofiya Milman and Joe Verghese represented Einstein at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, which was attended by more than 4,000 gerontologists from throughout the world. Each presented a talk connected to this year’s theme, “Making Connections: From Cells to Societies.” In addition, an article in the Washington Post published in connection with the event, referenced Dr. Milman’s research on the importance of certain HDL cholesterol variants for longevity and protection against cognitive impairment. Dr. Barzilai is professor of medicine and of genetics, director of the Institute for Aging Research and the Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Chair in Aging Research. Dr. Cuervo is professor of developmental and molecular biology, of anatomy and structural biology and of medicine. She is also the Robert and Renee Belfer Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases. Dr. Milman is assistant professor of medicine. And Dr. Verghese is professor of neurology and of medicine, chief of geriatrics and director of the Jack and Pearl Resnick Gerontology Center and of the division of cognitive & motor aging.
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