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Rising to the Challenge: Healthy Aging Forum 2022

January 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Rising to the challenge

We are delighted to announce that WuXi AppTec, Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative (DAC) will join efforts to co-host “Rising to the Challenge: Healthy Aging Forum 2022” to support the United Nations Decade of Healthy Aging 2021-2030 initiative. The event will take place virtually on Jan 11, 2022 during the J.P. Morgan 40th Annual Healthcare Conference.

Aging is a global challenge. One in six people in the world will be aged 65 years or over by 2050 according to the United Nations. As we enter this new era of a longer lifespan, scientific advances and global collaborations will be key in addressing the unique health challenges of the elderly and their communities.

Please click the “Select A Time” button on the top of this page to attend online or access on-demand this complimentary virtual conference, which will bring together the leading voices at the forefront of tackling global aging challenges:

Steve Yang, Co-CEO, WuXi AppTec

Frederick Chew, CEO, A*STAR; Chief, Public Sector Science & Technology Policy & Plans Office, Prime Minister’s Office

George Vradenburg, Chairman, The Global CEO Initiative on Alzheimer’s Disease; Founding Chairman, Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative; Chairman & Co-Founder, UsAgainstAlzheimer’s

Rita Balice-Gordon, CEO, Muna Therapeutics

Scott Berkowitz, VP & Chief Population Health Officer, Johns Hopkins Medicine; Associate Professor of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University

Kate Bingham, Managing Partner, SV Health Investors

Niranjan Bose, Managing Director, Health & Life Sciences, Gates Ventures

Henry Brodaty, Professor of Ageing and Mental Health; Co-Director, CHeBA (Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing), UNSW SYDNEY

Hui Cai, VP and Head of Content, WuXi AppTec

Ivan Cheung, Chairman, Eisai Inc.; Global President of Neurology Business Group

Yap-Seng Chong, Dean, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine; Chief Clinical Officer, Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences, A*STAR

Joseph Coughlin, Founder and Director, MIT AgeLab

Luigi Ferrucci, Scientific Director, National Institute on Aging

Kristen Fortney, Co-Founder and CEO, BioAge

Daniel Fung, CEO, Institute of Mental Health in Singapore

Paul Irving, Chairman, Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging; Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence, USC Davis School of Gerontology

Brian Kennedy, Distinguished Professor, National University of Singapore

Chien Earn Lee, Deputy Group CEO (Regional Health System), SingHealth

Dave Madge, VP of Discovery Services, WuXi AppTec

Andrea Maier, Co-Director, Centre for Healthy Longevity, National University of Singapore

Linda Partridge, Founding Director, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing; Professor, Institute of Healthy Ageing, and GEE, UCL

James Peyer, Founder & CEO, Cambrian Biopharma

Michal Preminger, Regional Head, Johnson & Johnson Innovation East North America

Patrick Tan, Executive Director, Genome Institute of Singapore, A*STAR

Sebastien Thuault, Chief Editor, Nature Aging

Eric Verdin, CEO & President, Buck Institute for Research on Aging

Stacie Weninger, President, FBRI

Global challenges require global solutions. We hope this forum inspires collaborative thinking and tangible solutions for a future where everyone can enjoy a longer and healthier life.

For the convenience of our global audience, the forum will air twice on Zoom on January 11, 2022, from 8am – 11:30am PST (11am – 2:30pm EST) and 7pm – 10:30pm PST (10pm – 1:30am EST).

For additional information including speaker bios and registration, please visit here.

We look forward to welcoming you to the program!


January 11
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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