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2023 Symposium of the UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging

Thank you to those who attended our 2023 Healthy Longevity Symposium. In case you missed it, please enjoy links to videos, photos from the event, detailed agenda, and speaker bios below!

Videos from our 2023 Healthy Longevity Symposium

Interventions for Healthy Longevity

healthylongExplore ways to keep your brain and body in good shape as you get older.Alison Moore, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., Steve Cummings, M.D., Steve Hornberger, M.S.W., and Judy Pa, Ph.D. discuss the impacts of exercise, eating well, staying socially active, taking vitamins, and even trying new activities like learning a new language or playing music.



Healthy Aging: Social and Societal Implications

uctv_societalS. Jay Olshansky, Ph.D., shares how science is unlocking the secrets of aging. Learn how we can live healthier and longer lives by understanding the biology of aging. Find out about potential breakthroughs and the impact of genetics on diseases like cancer and Alzheimer's. Explore the "longevity dividend" and the quest to compress the "red zone" of aging.


Drivers of Healthy Longevity

UCTVwhat-drives-longevityWhat drives longevity? Is it your diet, the time you spend exercising, or your environment? Suzy Hong, Ph.D., Cheryl Anderson, Ph.D., M.P.H., Andrea La Croix, Ph.D., and Nicholas Musi, M.D., examine the factors impacting health over the life span and what you can do to modify your lifestyle and increase your health.



Healthy Longevity: A Scientist's Perspective

MolinaUCTV.jpgWhat drives human resilience? How can we harness resilience to improve the lives of older adults? Anthony J.A. Molina, Ph.D., shares how geroscience research is leading the way to longer, healthier, and more fulfilling lives.




Healthy Longevity: A Geriatrician's Perspective

uctvphotoAlison Moore, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., discusses the keys to healthy aging: staying active, mentally engaged, socially connected, having a positive outlook, and being resilient. Dr. Moore emphasizes the importance of these factors for a long and healthy life.





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Photos from the event




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2021 Symposium:

Healthy Aging in the Era of Pandemics:


On behalf of everyone at the UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging, thank you to all who attended the 2021 Symposium: Healthy Aging in the Era of Pandemics on October 12, 2021.

This day-long event showcasing our latest research on aging. Topics included wisdom and social connections, healthy lifestyle and physical exercise, getting a good night's sleep, technology for seniors, electronic psychotherapies, magnetic brain stimulation, and more.

Download the Symposium Program and Agenda (PDF)

Wisdom, Social Connections, and the Pandemic

Dilip Jeste, M.D., Senior Associate Dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, UC San Diego Slides (PDF)

Electronic Psychotherapies/Cognitive Remediation

Tarek Rajji, M.D., Executive Director, Toronto Dementia Research Alliance; Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto Slides (PDF)

John Torous, M.D., M.B.I., Director, Digital Psychiatry Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School Slides (PDF)

Nutrition (Omega-3) and Physical Exercise

Mark Rapaport, M.D., CEO of Huntsman Mental Health Institute and Chair of Psychiatry, University of Utah Health Slides Slides (PDF)

Getting a Good Night's Sleep

Atul Malhotra, M.D., Professor and Research Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, UC San Diego Slides (PDF)

Panel on Magnetic Brain Stimulation

Jeff Daskalakis, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Dr. Igor and JoAnn Grant Endowed Chair of Psychiatry, UC San Diego Slides (PDF)

Sponsored in part by:
sponsors Belmont, Windward, Osher