Setting US National Goals: the Power of Precedent

Sunday, 15 February 2015: 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Room LL21D (San Jose Convention Center)
Jeremy L Shane,, Atlanta, GA
When the US has unified national goals such as eradication of polio or victory in World War II, seemingly insurmountable challenges turn into success. How are these situations different from our current search for cures for age-related diseases, and what must we do as a nation to focus efforts to obtain tangible results?