Symposium on Diseases of Aging at VGTI Florida Paves the Path For International Collaboration with Karolinska Institutet Medical Scientists
Date: February 19, 2014
The Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida (VGTI Florida) hosted a delegation of medical scientists from the Karolinska Institutet for a research symposium titled “Innovative Approaches to Treating the Diseases of Aging”, held on February 5th-6th, 2014. Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, is world renowned for bestowing the annual Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Over the course of two days, researchers from VGTI Florida and Karolinska University, along with guest speakers from across North America, presented on topics that focus on diseases of aging. The symposium was one of the first steps that VGTI Florida is taking towards developing the Center for Diseases of Aging (CDA) at their location in Port St. Lucie, FL. The CDA will be a platform for scientists from VGTI Florida to find solutions to health issues in the aging population in collaboration with scientists from Karolinska Institutet and other medical research institutions around the world...