Brown University School of Engineering

Rhode Island IDeA Symposium

Thursday, June 11, 2020

1:00pm - 3:35pm

RI IDeA Programs

Join us for this year’s annual symposium, on June 11-12, 2020, which showcases research from Rhode Island’s COBRE, INBRE, ECHO, and CTR IDeA programs. 

This year, two keynote speakers will present research around the theme of aging:

  • John Sedivy, PhD, “Retrotransposon Activation as a Mechanism of Age-associated Sterile Inflammation: Repurposing HIV Drugs to Treat Chronic Diseases of Aging”
  • Reisa Sperling, MD: “Can We Predict and Treat Alzheimer’s Disease a Decade before Dementia? (and Why We Must!)”

Nine investigators from RI’s IDeA programs will also deliver science talks. See the full agenda or register on the conference website: