Resilience and Reserve in Aging | November 12-13, 2019 Workshop


  • Workshop Agenda
  • Evolution of Concepts on Reserve and Resilience in Aging and Dementia - Prashanthi Vemuri, PhD (Slides)

Topic 1: Contributors to Resilience and Reserve

  • Biology of Resilience: Predicting mouse aging? - Adam Salmon, PhD (Slides)
  • Early Life Experiences - Frances Champagne, PhD (Slides)

Topic 2: Operationalizing Reserve in the Context of Social Adversity

  • Physical Capacity Across Social Strata - Michelle Odden, PhD (Slides)
  • Socioeconomic Disparities in Cognitive Reserve (Resilience) - Tara Gruenewald, PhD, MPH (Slides)
  • Economic Resilience - Michael Hurd, PhD (Slides)

Topic 3: Resilience: Bouncing Back from Surgery

  • Animal Models of Recovery from Surgery - Nathan LeBrasseur, PhD (Slides)
  • Physical Resilience after Orthopedic Surgery in Older Adults - Cathleen Colon-Emeric, MD (Slides)
  • What Personalities Bounce Back from Life Events? - Anthony Ong, PhD (Slides)

Topic 4: Contributors/Interventions to Build Resilience/Reserve

  • Mindfulness Training to Attenuate Loneliness and Foster Social Connection - Kirk Warren Brown, PhD (Slides)
  • Some Methodological Challenges in Studying Resilience - Ravi Varadhan, PhD (Slides)