The Dutch Society for Research on Ageing (DuSRA)
The DuSRA promotes synergy between fundamental and clinical research
Our life expectancy has soared spectacularly in the last two hundred years thanks to improved standards of nutrition, hygiene and medical care. At the same time, there is a large disparity from person to person when it comes to the nature and speed of physiological changes, the loss of function and age-related health risks. Due to the personal nature of ageing, people also respond very differently to interventions focused on healthy ageing and clinical treatment. Innovative research on ageing has been carried out over the last ten years on animal models and people in a broad range of research areas (including cell and system biology, the genome, physiology and lifestyle).
The goal of the DuSRA is to promote synergy between the fundamental and biomedical ageing research being carried out on model organisms and people. By encouraging cooperation between fundamental and clinical researchers, the DuSRA seeks to advance the translation of acquired knowledge into clinical treatments.
The society seeks to:
- advance research into the causes and effects of ageing;
- offer a forum for the discussion of research ideas and new developments in the field of ageing;
- be a point of contact for advice regarding medical and societal questions regarding ageing.
We would like to welcome you at the third annual meeting of ‘The Dutch Society for Research on Ageing’.
We invite PhD/Postdoc level/junior PI researchers and young scientists to submit abstracts to present their work at the meeting. Everyone who submits an abstract but isn’t selected to speak will have the opportunity to present a poster at the postermarket during the lunch. The closing date for submitting an abstract is the 20th of October.
This meeting will be an excellent opportunity to meet and interact with colleagues and to showcase the best of biology of ageing research.
Registration is free of charge for members of the society. Do you know someone who wants to join but is not a member yet, please sent this invitation. It is possible to become a member and join the meeting.
We are pleased to announce the 3rd Meeting on the Molecular Biology of Ageing that will take place from Thursday afternoon till Saturday Evening, October 10-12, 2019, in Groningen, The Netherlands. We cordially invite you to attend the meeting on the Molecular Biology of [...]
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The program will be available at the end of September!
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