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Investigating Common Mechanisms between Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Role of Nutrient Sensing Pathways and Metabolism

Pankaj Kapahi, PhD
Buck Institute for Research on Aging


  • The role of sugar-induced glycation in menopause and Alzheimer’s disease
  • The role of retromer pathways that influence proteostasis in brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Causal role for changes in glycogen metabolism in Alzheimer’s disease.


  • Planners: Bruce L. Miller, MD; Howard J. Rosen, MD; Andrew Breithaupt, MD; and Eleanor O’Brien have stated they have no relationships to disclose.
  • Speaker: Pankaj Kapahi, PhD, has disclosed the following relationships: Juvify.

Accreditation: The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit is inclusive of all Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds sessions offered from January 1, 2023, through December 31, 2023. (1 credit per each 1-hour grand rounds session throughout the year).

Questions? Email Andrew Breithaupt, MD, at

Attendees must register for this event. Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience with a terminal degree. This activity is not commercially supported.

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