Colorado State University Presents Aging Research Series

Colorado State University’s Center on Aging will sponsor an Aging Research Colloquium Series this fall and winter, providing information to professionals and groups interested in issues of aging and working with older adults and their families.

The series will be held from noon to 1 p.m. the second Monday of each month from September through December in 220 Lory Student Center on Colorado State’s campus.

A full schedule follows:

– Sept. 10: Family responses to early signs of Alzheimer’s disease, presented by Sara Qualls, Kraemer Family professor of aging studies and a psychology professor and director of the Gerontology Center at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs.

– Oct. 8: Towards a molecular and cellular understanding of Alzheimer’s disease: new targets and therapeutics, presented by Jim Bamburg, a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Colorado State, and director of the university’s cellular and integrative neuroscience program.

– Nov. 12: Memory and executive attention across the life span, presented by Dave McCabe, assistant professor of psychology and director of the Cognitive Aging and Memory Lab at Colorado State.

– Dec. 10: Steadiness and aging: muscle force variability and physical function in elderly adults, presented by Brian Tracy, assistant professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Sciences at Colorado State.

More information about the series is available by contacting Manfred Diehl, director of the Center on Aging at Colorado State, at, or Benjamin Miller in the Department of Health and Exercise Sciences at