Events & Activities

Events & Activities

ESRA’s community provides people of different age groups with different social and cultural activities targeted to their interests and needs, while also coming together through national activities that suit everyone.
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Finding the Fountain of Youth with Dr. Rakefet Rosenfeld

Sunday, 14 May 2023 at 20:00

Online Event

ESRA Members NIS 25 | Non-members NIS 35


ESRA National
Our search for the "fountain of youth", the fountain that everyone who drinks from its waters rejuvenates, has been with humanity for thousands of years. Behind this longing lies not only the hope of eternal life but, even more so, of a healthy and fruitful life without the characteristic inflictions and diseases of old age. While medical advances in recent decades have led to a significant increase in life-span, the increase in health-span has lagged behind. In this lecture we will discuss the science of ageing, and introduce the works of researchers who have set the goal of eradicating the burdens of aging by delaying aging itself.
Dr. Rakefet Rosenfeld is a researcher and entrepreneur in the field of biotechnology with a B.Sc. in Biology and Computer Science and a Ph.D. in Mathematical Biology. In the past, she was Research Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University with more than 25 years of experience in the development of technologies and medicine in the Israeli Biotech Industry. Rakefet lectures on the “hottest” fields in biomedical research that are expected to affect our lives in the near future.