Fireside Science event
Changing the Future of Healthcare – Diseases of the Aging
The Jackson Laboratory
600 Main St., Bar Harbor, ME
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Please join us by the fireplace for conversation and refreshments, and learn how The Jackson Laboratory is impacting science, the future of human health and our community.
What will the future of healthcare look like? In what ways are we able to increase the human health span? In this vein, Dr. Gareth Howell and Dr. Ron Korstanje and are doing important research into diseases of aging. Dr. Howell is studying age-related neurodegenerative diseases, focusing on Alzheimer’s disease, non-Alzheimer’s dementia and glaucoma. Dr. Korstanje is exploring risk factors in kidney and cardiovascular disease.