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

Dr. Adam Gazzaley Explores Working Memory

Grantee Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD, is using his recent neuroscience research to break new ground in developing therapies for memory in older adults. His work on multi-tasking in the aging brain has made headlines recently, and this new research is propelling his lab toward training brains with a video game. Dr. Adam Gazzaley is the founder of the Neuroscience Imaging Center at the University of California, San Francisco, and an associate professor of Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry. He is a recipient of the 2005 Pfizer/AFAR Innovations in Aging Award and a 2002 Glenn/AFAR Postdoctoral Award.