Collaborating on Gout Research with Dr. McAdams-Demarco

AFAR is proud to partner with the Arthritis National Research Foundation on a special joint grant program. Researcher Mara McAdams-Demarco, PhD,  of Johns Hopkins, is the first ever grant recipient of the Arthritis National Research Foundation-AFAR Arthritis and Aging Research Grant. In the above clip Dr. McAdams DeMarco discusses her research into the causes and consequences of Gout, a form of Arthritis shown to disproportionally effect older adults.

Live Longer, Live Well animation

AFAR is proud to share a new animated video to promote aging research. Live Longer, Live Well is sponsored by the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and produced in collaboration with the American Federation for Aging Research with guidance from Richard Faragher, Ph.D., Professor of Biogerontology at the University of Brighton, UK, and Research America. The video was designed by London-based data journalist David McCandless. The 4-minute clip explains how a “Better World for Older People is a Better World for Everyone," debunks myths on aging, and poses the economic and social benefits of improved healthspan. We encourage‚Ķ