Unlocking the Secrets of Longevity: 20 Year Anniversary of Aging Research at Einstein
(November 07, 2018) Nir Barzilai, M.D. welcomes the adult children participating in the Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Institute for Aging Research studies of centenarians, their genes, families and history of disease, to learn what they have uncovered in the course of the past 20 years. 00:18 Dr. Barzilai presents the Longevity Genes Project findings, 41:45 Sofiya Milman, M.D. presents the findings of the LonGenity study, which focuses on the children of the centenarians, and 01:01:12 cardiologist Anna Bortnick, M.D., Ph.D., presents on new technologies that are keeping hearts healthier as they can harden due to aging. The focus of the ongoing work is to target aging as a health risk, to help both those with and without longevity gene mutations to live longer and healthier lives. Along the way, the presenters unravel some of the mysteries of aging. 01:14:21 A question and answer panel follows the speakers.