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Annual Aging Research Symposiums


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2nd Annual Aging Research Symposium -
Poster Abstract Booklet

The University of Maryland School of Medicine Center for Research on Aging is proud to present poster abstracts from the 2nd Annual Aging Research Symposium that was to be held on April 24th, 2020. Due to COVID-19 restrictions we were unable to host

Dr. Linda Fried, Dean of the Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University Medical Center, presenting “Pillars of Health in Longevity” as the guest speaker, as well as the poster session featuring aging related research by faculty, fellows and graduate students.

This compilation of abstracts from faculty, fellows and graduate students from UMB, UMBC, and the University of Maryland College Park presents some of the exciting research in aging on our campuses.


May 22, 2019

What Exactly are we Measuring?
Hormonization of Assessments in Older Adults

Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD

Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD
Hurley-Dorrier Professor & Chair
Department of Biostatistics
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

March 4, 2019

NIA Enters a New Age: Aging Research Questions and the Opportunities Available to Address Them


Richard Hodes, MD

Richard Hodes, MD
Director of the National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)


April 26, 2018

Cardiovascular Research: Implications for Healthy Aging


  • Michael Miller, MD, FACC, FAHA
    Heart & Soul: New Insights for a Sound Mind & Healthy Heart
  • Shari Waldstein, PhD
    Cardiovascular Risk Bodes Poorly for Cognitive Aging
  • Amanda Lehning, PhD, MSW
    Neighborhood Characteristics and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: A Preliminary Analysis of Pathways
  • N. Jennifer Klinedinst, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, FAHA
    Post-Stroke Fatigue as an Indicator of Cellular Energy Dysfunction

February 15, 2018

Cognitive Disorders - The Journey on the Road to Informed Practice through Interprofessional Research and Evaluation



October 4, 2017

Falls & Aging: An Interprofessional Approach to Research and Intervention

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