Community Forum

The Science Behind Men’s Health

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Date and time

October 13, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PT


Hybrid Event

Lawrence Famiy Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037


Scientists from the Sanford Burnham Prebys will provide us with some of the latest research in men’s health topics.

Take a lunch break and join us at the JCC or Zoom in for one or all three of these free, brief presentations followed by Q&A. Co-sponsored by the JCC Fitness & Wellness and Adult/Senior Departments.

Join us to learn about recent discoveries and exciting breakthroughs in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes research, which can affect more than 400 million people worldwide who are currently living with this disease.  Dr. Pamela Itkin-Ansari, a scientist and professor at Sanford Burnham Prebys in La Jolla, will also discuss how she and collaborators are currently identifying novel drug targets to treat diabetes.


Pamela Itkin-Ansari, Ph.D., profile photo in lab

Pamela Itkin-Ansari, Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Development, Aging and Regeneration Program
Neuroscience and Aging Research Center
Sanford Burnham Prebys

"A Focus on Diabetes – Men vs. Women"