On May 11th, 2016 in the Western Hall of the Medical University, the opening ceremony of the II HARC Conference on Translational Research in Healthy Ageing was held. A large group of guests from Poland and abroad were welcomed by the Rector of the Medical University of Łódź, Prof. Paweł Górski and representatives of the Organizing Committee of the Conference - Professor Lucyna Wozniak, Vice-Rector for Science and Professor Marek L. Kowalski, Coordinator of the Healthy Ageing Research Centre. The aim of the conference was to provide a comprehensive review of current research and the latest developments in the field of healthy and active aging. It was also an opportunity, especially for scientists and clinicians to undertake discussions on the effective use of research findings in clinical practice in some areas of gerontology.
During 3 days of the Conference in sessions took part over 300 participants who were able to listen more than 30 lecturers from over the world.