The 1st International Congress on Longevity, Health and Aging (CoLONGY)
Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I

Barcelona, Connecticut

     *  Abstract Deadline:
       24th March 2010

   Over the years the field of Geriatrics has witnessed an enormous
   expansion in clinical and basic data. Conferences are becoming more
   and more informative and there is often only limited time for thorough
   discussion. This development has created a great need to debate the
   many controversial issues and crystallize them into clinical

   Barcelona, CT, Barcelona, Spain, Spain

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Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, June 24, 2010
10:00:00 Registration
Friday, June 25, 2010
09:00:00 Plenary Session 1: Longevity determined by aging or by age associated disease Yitshal Berner, Bruno Vellas
09:30:00 Opening remarks Bruno Vellas, Eva Topinkova
09:45:00 Burden of diseases in the older persons in Europe J.B. Baeyens
09:50:00 Is it possible to repair molecular and cellular damage of aging and to postpone age-related ill-health? Aubrey de Grey
10:00:00 DEBATE: Is aging just a collection of diseases or an intrinsic biological process? Donald Ingram, Yitshal Berner
10:30:00 Coffee break
11:00:00 Session 2: Treatment of dementia. When to start? Bruno Vellas
11:15:00 DEBATE: Do we need to propose a therapeutic trial to Alzheimer patients with new innovative drugs? Bruno Vellas, Sandrine Andrieu
11:30:00 Genetic tests for Alzheimer´s disease in healthy subjects Joao Oliveira
11:45:00 Session 2: Limits of treatment for high blood pressure in the elderly J.M. Ribera-Casado
12:30:00 DEBATE: Vascular and blood pressure age related changes: Determinants, consequences and treatment. Francesco Mattace-Raso, Dror Dicker
13:00:00 Lunch break
14:00:00 Session 3: Sleeping disorders
14:15:00 DEBATE: Difficulty in sleeping and alternative medicine Win Winit-Watjana, Yitshal Berner
14:30:00 Session 3: Oxidation and aging Silvia Franceschi
14:45:00 DEBATE: Aging oxidation and anti-oxidation in aging process Igor Afanas’ev
15:00:00 What are the effects of botanical compounds and direct antioxidants on oxidative stress levels and aging processes Steve Anton
15:30:00 Coffee break & Poster session
16:00:00 Session 4: Diabetes in elderly Patrick Boland
16:30:00 DEBATE: Diabetes and its risks in the elderly Runmei Ma
17:00:00 DEBATE: Diabetes control in the elderly and the very elderly Patrick Boland, Daniel Tessier
Saturday, June 26, 2010
09:00:00 Session 5: Mild cognitive impairment - when do we start treatment? Amos Korczyn
09:30:00 DEBATE: Is amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) a useful concept? Amos Korczyn
09:45:00 DEBATE: The top 10 modifiable risk factors for dementia: Truth or fiction? José A. Luchsinger
10:30:00 Coffee break
11:00:00 Session 6: Hormone replacement therapy in the female
11:30:00 DEBATE: Management of menopause Zeev Shoham
11:45:00 DEBATE: Estrogen does not increase beast cancer risk in a way we need to worry about Gideon Kopernik
12:00:00 DEBATE: Does testosterone treatment improve outcome in older age?
13:00:00 Lunch break
14:00:00 Parallel Session 8: Secondary prophylaxis and stroke in the elderly | Hall B
14:00:00 Parellel Session 7: Can we treat Sarcopenia in the elderly? | Hall A Christiaan Leeuwenburgh
14:30:00 DEBATE: Can we treat Sarcopenia in the elderly? Johannes H Bauer, W.C. Chumlea
15:30:00 Coffee break
16:00:00 Parallel Session 9: Optimal placement of independent and frail elderly, the role of telemedicine | Hall A
16:00:00 Parallel Session 10: Special clinical problems in the care of the elderly | Hall B Eva Topinkova
Sunday, June 27, 2010
09:00:00 Session 11: Role of caloric restriction in human aging Tom Kirkwood
09:15:00 Molecular mechanisms of lifespan extension by calorie restriction Christiaan Leeuwenburgh
09:30:00 Are Sirtuins true regulators of lifespan in higher organisms, and do they influence calorie restriction? Rafael de Cabo
09:45:00 Turning anti-aging genes against cancer Valter D Longo
10:00:00 Nutritional modulation of aging and age-associated diseases by caloric restriction in humans Luigi Fontana
10:15:00 Nutritional mitigation of oxidative and inflammatory stress signal and brain aging James Joseph
10:30:00 Coffee break
11:00:00 Parallel Session 12: Osteoporosis: How to treat and how long to treat? | Hall A
11:00:00 Parallel Session 13: Debate: Atrial fibrillation in the elderly | Hall B
12:30:00 Closing Session: TBA
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