LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The UCLA Longevity Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing
Jane Fonda will receive this year's 2011 ICON Award. A two-time Academy Award winner for her memorable performances in "Klute" and "Coming Home." She revolutionized the fitness industry in the 80's with the release of "Jane Fonda's Workout."
Recipient of this year's Art Linkletter Lifetime Achievement Award, James Collins began his career in the restaurant business with one hamburger stand and went on to become one of the largest franchisees of Kentucky Fried Chicken and owner of the Sizzler Steak House restaurants. In 1968, he formed Collins Foods International, a public company, which he sold in 1999. He remains as the company's chairman emeritus
Bradley R. Straatsma, M.D., J.D., recipient of the Distinguished Scholar in Science & Medicine Award, is Founding Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology and Founding Director, Jules Stein Eye Institute, the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is the recipient of more than 75 medals and awards and has authored more than 550 scientific publications.
Founded in 1991 as the UCLA Center on Aging, the UCLA Longevity Center, now an essential component of the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, represents the best of UCLA. Calling upon the talents of faculty, researchers, and students from across campus, it demonstrates the power of interdisciplinary collaboration to address real-world challenges. Through cutting-edge research and innovative programs that reach out to the Los Angeles community and beyond, the Center's endeavors are improving lives every day. www.aging.ucla.edu.
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