Nonhuman Primate Models of Menopause (Part 3)

Menopause (Part 3)

This workshop, held in January 2001, took the form of an advisory workshop for the NIA. Experts (workshop speakers: Dr. K.D. Carey, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research; Dr. Thomas Clarkson, Wake Forest University School of Medicine; Dr. Robert Freedman, Wayne State University; Dr. Ken Gould, Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center; Dr. Joseph Kemnitz, Wisconsin Regional Primate Research Center; Dr. Firyal Khan, University of Texas Medical School at Houston; Dr. Mark Lane, Gerontology Research Center, NIA; Dr. Bill Lasley, University of California at Davis; Dr. Naomi Rance, University of Arizona College of Medicine; Dr. M. Susan Smith, Oregon Regional Primate Research Center; Dr. Marc Tatar, Brown University; and Dr. Mary Lou Voytko, Wake Forest University School of Medicine) in particular scientific areas (female reproductive aging, neuroendocrine aging, bone physiology, vasomotor instability, metabolism, cardiovascular function, and cognitive function) presented the results of their studies using various NHP species (rhesus, baboon, chimpanzee, and cynomolgus) as well as similar studies from other laboratories. my canadian pharmacy online

Workshop participants included an advisory panel (Dr. Phyllis Wise, University of Kentucky at Lexington [chair]; Dr. Lewis Kuller, University of Pittsburgh; Dr. Stavros Manolagas, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; Dr. Nanette Santoro, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Dr. James Simpkins, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth; and Dr. Jeanne Wei, Beth Israel Deaconess) that served as a subgroup of the National Advisory Council on Aging. Following the expert presentations and extensive discussion among all workshop participants, the advisory panel constructed a set of research recommendations to the Director, NIA, to further develop this important area of research.

Category: Menopause

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