18th Key Symposium: Longevity and Healthy Ageing: What Can We Learn From Blue Zones?


Friday, May 12, 2023 - 08:30 to Saturday, May 13, 2023 - 17:00


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The 18th Key symposium of the Journal of Internal Medicine and the Swedish Royal Academy of Science “LONGEVITY AND HEALTHY AGEING: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM BLUE ZONES?” will be held on May 12-13, 2023 in Okinawa, Japan. Leading international scientists will review and discuss the latest epidemiological, mechanistic and interventional aspect of longevity and healthy ageing during two full days of talks.

Okinawa, Japan, known for its high number of centenarians, healthy diet and lifestyle will be the perfect location for inspiring speakers and delegates to interact, update and progress the research field.

*Originally scheduled for October 29-30, 2021. Postponed to 2022 and then to 2023 due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Organized by:

JIM (Journal of Internal Medicine) and Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien)

Officially Endorsed by:
The Japanese Association of Medical Sciences

Background: The Key Symposia are organised by the Journal of Internal Medicine and The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. These international meetings, within the research areas at the forefront of internal medicine, are arranged in honour of Professor Axel Key, who was a member of the Academy and chairman of Karolinska Institutet in the mid-19th century, and a pioneer in clinical medicine. He was also the founder of the first Swedish medical journal Medicinskt Archiv, later Acta Medica Scandinavica and, since 1989, Journal of Internal Medicine (JIM).

For more information on this symposium, please visit the symposium's website.

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JIM (Journal of Internal Medicine) and Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien)
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