Frontiers in the Science of Aging

Recent breakthrough discoveries in the science of aging are transforming the way we think about growing older and stimulating cross-disciplinary research to optimize the aging process.

Dr. Ferraro will identify two notable discoveries:

  • Early origins of adult health — how exposures during childhood have long-term consequences on adult health.
  • Multidirectional change, including the possibility of reversing functional trajectories associated with growing older.


Both discoveries highlight the modifiability of the aging process and are core to the integrative paradigm he articulates in his book, The Gerontological Imagination: An Integrative Paradigm of Aging (2018), Oxford University Press.


Free and Open to All



March 19th, 2019 9:30 AM   through   10:30 AM
Research Colloquium
71 E. Ferry St, 2nd Floor
Detroit, 48202
United States