Stress Tests And Biomarkers of Resilience (2024)

In 2021, the National Institute on Aging awarded AGS more than $173,000 in funding over five years that will support three conferences focused on resilience.

About the Conference

Stress Tests and Biomarkers of Resilience took place March 4-5, 2024 at the Hyatt Regency in Bethesda, MD. The conference provided broad discussion on the definition of resilience signals and the intricate dynamics of biomarkers of resilience across the three domains (Physical, Cognitive, and Psychosocial). 

Conference Agenda



Conference 1 Summary: Definitions of resilience across domains

Plenary: Central Nervous System Physiology and the Development of Stress-Related Disorders

Topic 1: Brief State of the Science Talks: what is known about resilience biology


Topic 2: State of the Science Talks: what is known about key mediators and moderators of resilience and what does it tell us about resilience biology?


Topic 3: What biomarkers and stress tests predict resilience and what clues do they give us about resilience biology?

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