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YLS Symposium: Frontiers in Musculoskeletal Health, Ageing and Disease

This year’s Young Life Scientists’ Symposium will focus on the regulation of musculoskeletal health during ageing and disease and potential nutritional, pharmacological and exercise interventions to delay the onset of age-related and/or disease-related muscle loss.

25 Nov 2017

Abstracts deadline: 22 Sep 2017

Registration deadline: 17 Nov 2017

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  • Overview
  • Event programme
  • Bursaries
  • How to register
This year’s Young Life Scientists’ Symposium will focus on the regulation of musculoskeletal health during ageing and disease and potential nutritional, pharmacological and exercise interventions to delay the onset of age-related and/or disease-related muscle loss.
The keynote speakers include:
  • Professor Philip Atherton, University of Nottingham, a leading expert on human muscle metabolism and exercise.
  • Dr Carolyn Greig, University of Birmingham, with specific interests in healthy ageing and nutrition.
  • Dr Iskandar Idris, University of Nottingham, an honorary consultant physician, specialising in diabetes and metabolic diseases in ageing.
For more details on the event programme visit the YLS website.

You can apply for a bursary for this event by completing the Young Life Scientist Symposium bursary application form and sending it to paul.tizard@bps.ac.uk.

Download the application form.

The deadline for applications is the 20 October 2017.

Register for the YLS symposium before the 17 November 2017 on the YLS website.