ANTI-AGING MEDICINE : MYTHS and REALITIES

Workshop co-organized with the :

-          European Academy for Medicine of Ageing

-          European Network of Teachers on Therapeutics

-          Société Française de Gériatrie et de Gérontologie

-          Société Grecque de Gériatrie

-          Hellenic Society of General Medicine (ELEGEIA)

-          Association Franco-Hellenique d'Etude et de Recherche sur l'Artériosclérose

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 2005

1st session : Chairman : A. BENETOS (Nancy)

9:00     Lecture : Telomere Genetics and the Biology of Human Aging : A. AVIV (New Jersey)

9:30     Lecture : Longevity and Prosperity : the contribution of Preventive Geriatrics :
F. FORETTE (Paris)

10:30   Break for exercising !

 

 2nd session : Chairman : B. CHAMONTIN (Toulouse)

11:00   Lecture : Physical activities and quality of life : R. BERNABEI (Roma)

11:20   Lecture : Anti-oxidants : Anti-aging ? : H. STAEHELIN (Basel)

11:40 Lecture : Grandmother effect : menopause and longevity during evolution :
J. TRETON (Paris)

 12:00 : Lunch at the Hotel

 

3rd session : Chairman : A. FRANCO (Grenoble)

 14:00   Lecture : Delay of aging by Steroides ? : E.E. BAULIEU (Paris)

14:30   Lecture : Anti-aging effect of Melatonin" : V. ANISIMOV (St Petersburg)

15:00 Break

 

4th session : Chairmen : R. BERNABEI (Roma)

Primary prevention of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular aging :

 15:30   Anti-diabetics and arterial aging : U. VISCHER (Genève)

15:50   Statins: hypolipemic or anti-inflammatory actions :

16:10   Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors for everybody : B. CHAMONTIN (Toulouse)

16:30   Advanced glycation end (A.G.E.) products breakers : P. LACOLLEY (Nancy)

16:50   The magic mega-pill of the cardiovascular anti-aging : A. BENETOS (Nancy)

 17-10 – 17:30 : General discussion

 17:30 – 19:00 : European Network of Teachers of Therapeutics (ENOTT) Meeting

 20:30 Welcome reception Dinner at Kos Akti Restaurant ( sea view)

 

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 24, 2005

9 h – 12 h  : Social Program

 09:00 Visit to Ascleipio-Representation of Hippocrates Oath

or visit to the Musuem of Ancient History of Kos

 12:00 : Lunch to the "Platani" Restaurant nearby Hippocrates Tree-visit to the Knight’s Castle

 14:00   The secret of the centenarians: B. FORETTE (Paris)

14:30   Nutrition and prevention of Alzheimer's disease : B. VELLAS (Toulouse)

15:00   Round Table 1 : Is there a real danger by the development of "parallel anti-aging medicines. The response of the official medicine

Chairman : P. QUENEAU (St-Etienne)

Participants :

V. ANISIMOV (St Petersburg)

E.E. BAULIEU (Paris)

A. BENETOS (Nancy)

R. BERNABEI (Roma)

Discussion

 16:20 Break for coffee

16:45   Round table 2: "Delaying normal ageing" or "preventing the consequences of age-

related diseases": Debate between biologists, physicians, philosophers (1 h 30) :

Chairman : E.E. BAULIEU (Paris)

Participants :

A. AVIV (New Jersey),

E. GIROUX (Paris).

F. FORETTE (Paris),

H. STAEHELIN (Genève),

G. SPATHARAKIS (Itea),

Discussion

18:45 Closing remarks : A. FRANCO (Grenoble)