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New Director of International Longevity Center - US

Ursula M. Staudinger, PhD, a distinguished scholar and academic leader in the field of lifespan and aging research, joined the Mailman School of Public Health as the founding director of a new Aging Center at Columbia and professor of Sociomedical Sciences on July 1, 2013. With this appointment, the legacy of Robert N. Butler and the International Longevity Center (ILC) will find a new home and a prosperous future. The ILC and the membership in the ILC Global Alliance will form an important part of the Center. For further details, please visit http://www.mailman.columbia.edu/news/ursula-staudinger-appointed-founding-director-aging-center-columbia.

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ILC-UK are delighted to announce that the Innovating for Ageing competition is now OPEN – providing an opportunity to enter your ideas for solving the vulnerability problems identified.

Over 700 people participated in the 1st Regional Forum on Active and Sustainable Ageing of the Médio Vale do Itajaí in the southern State of Santa Catarina. The keynote on “Active Ageing and the Longevity Revolution” was delivered by Alexandre Kalache.

Mr. Shigeo Morioka, co-founder of ILC, passed away on June 4, 2018 at the age of 96.

In the beginning of June, ILC-BR’s Alexandre Kalache and Ina Voelcker participated in the national conference of the Brazilian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (SBGG).

ILC-BR continued to contribute content and technical orientation to an online portal called “Live Longevity” which was launched in October 2017 with the support of Bradesco Seguros.

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