News and Events

February 10, 2014  Dr. Ursula Staudinger discusses the plasticity of aging in a discussion event titled "Is Aging Reversible? Can we reset the clock?" at the German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI) in New York. Dr. Staudinger was joined by Dr. Rodney L. Levine, Chief of the Laboratory of Biochemistry at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and James Collins, Chairperson of the United Nations NGO Committee on Ageing in New York as part of the discussion panel.

February 6, 2014  The Age Smart Employer Awards, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, were announced on February 6 in New York City. An initiative of the New York Academy of Medicine and Age-Friendly NYC, the awards recognize employers who promote policies and practices that benefit multigenerational workforces and enhance business success.Dr. Ursula Staudinger was a member of the selection committee representing business and civic leaders. 

See list of companies.

January 27, 2014 ** DUE TO WEATHER, THE JANUARY 27TH LUNCH HAS BEEN POSTPONED.**

PLEASE EMAIL NA2592@COLUMBIA.EDU FOR THE NEW DATE.

November 27, 2013  Dr. Ursula Staudinger delivers the TSAO Foundation lecture on "Demographic Change and Growth – the Paradox" in Singapore. Guests included the President and First Lady of Singapore, Tony and Mary Tan; the Minister of Health and chair of the Committee on Aging; captains of industry, and university presidents.TSAO Foundation, celebrating its 20th anniversary, is dedicated to optimizing the opportunities in longevity. See video of Dr. Staudinger's talk.

October 5, 2013  During the International Federation on Ageing’s (IFA) annual conference in Istanbul, Age-friendly NYC, a partnership between The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), the NYC Mayor’s Office, and the New York City Council, was named the “Best Existing Age-friendly Initiative” in the world.

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