Conference on Biomarkers of Aging and Health

Dates: October 25, 2011
Location: Chicago

The Chicago Core on Biomeasures in Population-Based Health and Aging Research (CCBAR) at the NORC University of Chicago Center on Demography and Economics of Aging hosted a fall conference entitled “Biosocial and Communication Technology-Based Approaches to Urban Health and Aging” on Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 from 7:30am to 5pm at the Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago. Rose Anne Kenny, M.D., P.I. of the innovative Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing presented an outstanding keynote lecture.  Please contact Pleasant Radford (pradford@babies.bsd.uchicago.edu) if you have questions. For the 2011 annual workshop, we aimed to

  • Understand state of the art research in urban health
  • Become familiarized with cutting edge biosocial measures that advance research on urban health and health disparities
  • Identify approaches and models for community engagement that will inform best practices in community-engaged biosocial research