GU/UW Next Generation Medicine: Dogs and the Science of Human Aging - Oct 9

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Zags and Huskies unite as the University of Washington – Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership invites the regional community to learn about groundbreaking research on aging at this guest lecture, featuring UW Medicine's Matt Kaeberlein, Ph.D., Fel. '06.

We've long known that owning a dog offers us many health benefits, from getting us off the couch to stress relief. But did you know that they can help teach us how we age?

Humans are dealing with more chronic conditions that occur with aging, such as obesity, arthritis, dementia, and diabetes. These common human ailments are also associated with similarly high levels of occurrence in our aging canine companions. Researchers have found significant similarities in how age affects disease risk in humans and dogs, and are on the cusp of learning how to increase longevity in both dogs and their people.

Admission is free. Please register in advance.


The Davenport Grand Hotel | 333 West Spokane Falls Blvd. | Spokane

Date & Time

Tuesday, Oct 09, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM


University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM) - Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership