University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)

Overview

The Fourth Regional Translational Research in Mitochondria, Aging, and Disease Symposium all day retreat is a free event scheduled for Saturday, October 4, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The first keynote address will feature Douglas C. Wallace, PhD, from the University of Pennsylvania discussing, “Inherited Mitochondrial DNA Variants Can Affect Complement, Inflammation and Apoptosis Pathways: Insights Into Mitochondrial–nuclear Interactions.” The second keynote address will feature Peter S. Rabinovitch, MD, PhD from the University of Washington discussing “Extending Cardiac Healthspan by Enhancing Mitochondrial Function”. Ann Gibbons from Pittsburgh and Science Magazine will give a special lecture on “Denisovans, Neanderthal, and Us: Diets and Oxygen and More”.

Deadline for registration and abstract submission is Monday, September 22, 2014 at 5 p.m.

Supported By: UPCI Hillman Cancer Center, the Center for Metabolism and Mitochondrial Medicine, The Mitochondrial, Aging, and Metabolism Working Group, the Eberly College of Penn State University, and the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (Charles A. Mohan, Jr.)

Program Directors: Michael T. Lotze, MD, Sruti Shiva, PhD, & Douglas C. Wallace, PhD

Organized By: Michael T. Lotze, MD; Sruti Shiva, PhD, & Douglas C. Wallace, PhD in conjunction with Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD & Bennett Van Houten, PhD

Any questions regarding the 4th Regional Translational Research in Mitochondria, Aging, and Disease Symposium, should be directed to Darren Gilmartin at 412-623-1213 or email: gilmartind@upmc.edu.