Plasticity and the Aging Brain

The Simons Collaboration on Plasticity and the Aging Brain aims to discover mechanisms of resilience and maintenance in the aging brain and to establish a baseline for age-related changes in plasticity across many model systems, in order to identify potential interventions to minimize cognitive decline and extend healthy lifespan.

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  • April 11 - 14, 2023

    Atlanta, GA
    Related 2023 Cognitive Aging Conference

    The biennial Cognitive Aging Conference is the premier conference for presentation of research about aging and cognition based on experimental cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience of aging, human factors and ergonomics, and longitudinal studies of age-related cognitive change, its correlates, and determinants.

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  • July 4 - 9, 2023

    Barcelona, Spain
    Related Gordon Conference Biology of Aging

    While the biology of aging is still a relatively new field, this GRC has become the premier forum for unpublished data presentation and discussions, resulting in a meeting where one can view exciting current science and also see the future directions of the field. Applications for this meeting must be submitted by June 4, 2023.

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Microglia states and nomenclature: A field at its crossroads

RC Paolicelli, A Sierra, B. Stevens, ME Tremblay, A Aguzzi, B Ajami, I Amit, E Audinat, I Bechmann, M Bennett, F Bennett, A Bessis, K Biber, S Bilbo, M Blurton-Jones, E Boddeke, D Brites, B Brône, GC Brown, O Butovsky, MJ Carson, B Castellano, M Colonna, SA Cowley, C Cunningham, D Davalos, PL De Jager, B de Strooper, A Denes, BJL Eggen, U Eyo, E Galea, S Garel, F Ginhoux, CK Glass, O Gokce, D Gomez-Nicola, B González, S Gordon, MB Graeber, AD Greenhalgh, P Gressens, M Greter, DH Gutmann, C Haass, MT Heneka, FL Heppner, S Hong, DA Hume, S Jung, H Kettenmann, J Kipnis, R Koyama, G Lemke, M Lynch, A Majewska, M Malcangio, T Malm, R Mancuso, T Masuda, M Matteoli, BW McColl, VE Miron, AV Molofsky, M Monje, E Mracsko, A Nadjar, JJ Neher, U Neniskyte, H Neumann, M Noda, B Peng, F Peri, VH Perry, PG Popovich, C Pridans, J Priller, M Prinz, D Ragozzino, RM Ransohoff, MW Salter, A Verkhratsky, R von Bernhardi, H Wake, V Wittamer, SA Wolf, LJ Wu, T. Wyss-Coray
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