The Clive M. McCay Lectureship was established in 1985 though an endowment to Cornell University by Dr. McCay’s wife, Jeannette McCay, who also authored his biographical memoirs in 1994. This on-campus lecture is held biennially and is open to the Cornell community and the public, free of charge. No registration is required for this event.

 Previous speakers:

david sinclair

David Sinclair, PhD, AO; Harvard Medical School. “Insights into Why We Age and How to Reverse It”, March 11, 2019.

eric ravussin

Eric Ravussin, PhD; Pennington Biomedical Research Center. “Caloric restriction: from Clive McCay to CALERIE”, March 13, 2017

steven heymsfield

Steven Heymsfield, MD; Pennington Biomedical Research Center. “Why Are Weight-Loss Drugs so Difficult to Develop?”, April 27, 2015

richard weindruch

Richard Weindruch, PhD; University of Wisconsin. “Caloric restriction and Aging: Past, Present, & Future”, February 13, 2013

john speakman

John Speakman, PhD; University of Aberdeen. “The Evolutionary Context of the Obesity Epidemic: Thrifty Genes of Drifty Genes?”, February 2, 2011