Judith Campisi

Judith Campisi

Company: Buck Institute for Research on Aging

Job title: Proffessor


Judith Campisi received a PhD from the State University of New York, and postdoctoral training at the Harvard Medical School.  She was on the Boston University Medical School faculty before joining the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 1991.  In 2002, she started a second laboratory at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging.  At both institutions, she established a broad program to understand the relationship between aging and disease, with an emphasis on cancer and aging.  Her laboratory made several pioneering discoveries in these areas, and she received numerous awards for her research.  She serves on numerous editorial and scientific advisory boards.


Keynote Panel: A Therapeutic Revolution Against Aging – Bridging the Gaps & Opportunities 9:15 am

Exploring what we know and what we still don’t know about the aging process Exploring the targeting of aging as a disease vs. aging as a common factor for different conditions Analyzing the current R&D landscape for anti-aging therapeutics Key challenges in discovery and progression of pipelines Greatest promises for healthspan improvement Addressing and dealing…Read more

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Aging & Drug Discovery – The Next Frontiers in Senolytics 8:45 am

Exploring how cellular senescence is invoked by physiological signals and stressful stimuli, and can be beneficial or detrimental, and entails a tripartite phenotype (essentially irreversible block to cell proliferation, multifaceted senescence-associated secretory phenotype (SASP), and resistance to apoptosis) Establishing how it is now clear that senescent cells increase during aging and in response to stress…Read more

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