The American Federation for Aging Research is pleased to release our 2014 annual report, From Science into Medicine: Translation in Action.
The report spotlights AFAR-affiliated investigators who are moving research in biology of aging from the lab to the clinic:
Dena Dubal, M.D., Ph.D.
1998 Glenn /AFAR Scholarship for Research in the Biology of Aging
2009 Paul Beeson Career Development Award in Aging Research
Could a treatment that slows aging prevent Alzheimer’s?
Nathan LeBrasseur, M.S., Ph.D.
2002 Glenn /AFAR Scholarship for Research in the Biology of Aging
Could a drug that builds muscle prevent disability in old age?
James Kirkland, M.D., Ph.D.
2012 Glenn /AFAR Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award
Can new drugs slow the effects of aging by targeting toxic cells?
Reisa Sperling, M.D., M.M.Sc.
2003 Paul Beeson Career Development Award in Aging Research
With early detection, could Alzheimer’s be stopped?
Additionally in the report, AFAR Scientific Director Steven N. Austad, Ph.D., Medical Officer Richard W. Besine, M.D., and Board Vice-President Holly M. Brown-Borg, Ph.D., introduce the 2014 Biology of Aging grantees, Physician Training program awardees, and Scientific Committee members.