04-1. January 12, 2004

"A Non-Invasive Ultrasound Scan to Detect Cardiovascular Disease"


Prof. Jacques D. Barth, M.D., Ph.D.
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Southern California Prevention and Research Center (SPARC)
16550 Ventura Blvd., Suite 212
Encino, CA 91436
11340 West Olympic Blvd., Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90064

04-2. February 9, 2004

"Toward a Theory of Immortality: Combining Cloning and Stem-Cell Therapy"


Prof. Stanley Shostack, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Sciences
146 Crawford Hall
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Office: 412-624-4253
Home: 412-421-0504

04-3. March 8, 2004

"Recent Developments in Biomedical Electronics"


Dr. Joseph H. Schulman, Ph.D., Chief Scientist
Alfred E. Mann Foundation for Scientific Research
P. O. Box 905
Santa Clarita, CA 91380-9005
28460 Avenue Stanford, Suite 215
Valencia, CA 91355
Voice: 661-775-3995 ext. 2511
FAX: 661-775-9775
Work E-mail:
Home Voice: 661-251-2875
Cell: 805-338-4994

04-5. April 12, 2004

"Pancreatic Islet Stem Cells and a Cure for Diabetes"


Dr. Andrew C. Huang, Ph.D.
Larry Hillblom Islet Research Center
University of California
Los Angeles, California
Voice: 310-479-7665
Cell: 310-948-7800

04-5. May 10, 2004

"Projecting the Future for Genomic Medicine"


Prof. Edward R. B. McCabe, M.D., Ph.D.,
Executive Chairman
Department of Pediatrics and Director of the
Center for Society, the Individual, and Genetics
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1752
Voice: 310-825-5095

04-6. June 14, 2004

"Medical Science at the Cutting Edge: What have Stem Cells Achieved So Far? What's in the Hopper? What Challenges Lie Ahead?"


Prof. Irving L. Weissman M.D., Director
Institute for Cancer and Stem-Cell Biology and Medicine
Departments of Pathology and Developmental Biology
Stanford University School of Medicine
B257 Beckman Center
Stanford, CA 90305-5323
Voice: 650-723-6520
FAX: 650-723-4034

04-7. July 12, 2004

"Functional Training for Fitness"


Mr. Michael Boyle,
Director of Performance
Athletes Performance
Home Depot Center
18400 Avalon Blvd., Suite 800
Carson, CA 90746
Voice: 310 -630-2290
Cell: 617-548-7968 URLs:

04-8. August 9, 2004

"The 90+ Study: A Population-Based Study of the Oldest-Old"


Prof. Maria M. Corrada, Sc.D.
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Department of Neurology
University of California
Hewitt Hall, Room 1513
Irvine, CA 92697-1400
Voice: 949-824-9109; 768-3635
FAX: 949-824-3701

04-9. September 20, 2004

"Artery Wall Stem Cells and Vascular Calcification"


Prof. Linda L. Demer, M.D., Ph.D., Vice Chair
Cardiovascular and Vascular Medicine
Department of Medicine, CHS 17-052A
University of California
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1679
Voice: 310-206-2677
FAX: 310-825-4963

04-10. October 18, 2004 (Meeting at USC)

"From Dwarf Model Systems to Healthy Centenarians"
"Was Darwin Right about Natural Selection? Yeast Give Clues about Programmed Death that May Apply to All Creatures Large and Small"


Prof. Valter D. Longo, Ph.D.
Paul F. Glenn Foundation Chair in Cellular and Molecular Gerontology
Andrus Gerontology Center and Department of Biological Sciences
Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
University of Southern California
3715 McClintock Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0191
Voice: 213-740-6212
FAX: 213-821-5714

04-11. November 8, 2004

"Can Nutrition Prevent Alzheimer's Disease? New Data from Mice Fed Spices or Omega-3 Fatty Acids Suggest That It Can"


Prof. Gregory M. Cole, Ph.D.
Neurology Department
UCLA Geffen School of Medicine
University of California at Los Angeles
Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC)
Sepulveda Veterans Administration Hospital
Voice1: 818-895-5849
Voice2: 818-891-7711 ext. 9949
FAX: 818-895-5835

04-12. December 6, 2004

"Demographics of Aging"


Prof. S. Jay Olshansky, Ph.D.
School of Public Health
University of Illinois
Senior Research Associate
Center on Aging
University of Chicago
1603 West Taylor Street, Room 885
Chicago, IL 60612
400 Springside Lane
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-1653
Work: 312-355-4668
Home: 847-537-7278
FAX: 847-537-7188