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Mar 13
3:01 pm

Grantee Spotlight Interview: Fabio Demontis

by Gemma Martinelli

AFAR’s grant programs in the biology of aging are central to our mission to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research. At leading institutions nationwide, our grantees hard work, ingenuity, and leadership are advancing cutting-edge research that will help us all live healthier, longer.   AFAR is proud to introduce our newest grantees. In this Grantee Spotlight interview,  Fabio Demontis, PhD--a two-time AFAR grant recipient--shares what inspired him to enter the field of aging research and what impact he hopes his research will make thanks to AFAR’s support. Fabio Demontis, PhD Assistant Member, Saint…

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Mar 13
2:54 pm

Grantee Spotlight Interview: Satchidananda Panda

by Gemma Martinelli

AFAR’s grant programs in the biology of aging are central to our mission to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research. At leading institutions nationwide, our grantees hard work, ingenuity, and leadership are advancing cutting-edge research that will help us all live healthier, longer.   AFAR is proud to introduce our newest grantees. In this Grantee Spotlight interview,  Satchidananda Panda, PhD, shares what inspired him to enter the field of aging research and what impact he hopes his research will make thanks to AFAR’s support. Satchidananda Panda, PhD Associate Professor, Salk Institute for…

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Mar 13
2:26 pm

Grantee Spotlight Interview: Heinrich Jasper

by Gemma Martinelli

AFAR’s grant programs in the biology of aging are central to our mission to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research. At leading institutions nationwide, our grantees hard work, ingenuity, and leadership are advancing cutting-edge research that will help us all live healthier, longer.   AFAR is proud to introduce our newest grantees. In this Grantee Spotlight interview,  Heinrich Jasper, PhD--a two-time AFAR grant recipient--shares what inspired him to enter the field of aging research and what impact he hopes his research will make thanks to AFAR’s support. Heinrich Jasper, PhD Professor, Buck Institue…

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Mar 12
10:31 am

Grantee Spotlight Interview: Christin Burd

by Gemma Martinelli

AFAR’s grant programs in the biology of aging are central to our mission to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research. At leading institutions nationwide, our grantees hard work, ingenuity, and leadership are advancing cutting-edge research that will help us all live healthier, longer.   AFAR is proud to introduce our newest grantees. In this Grantee Spotlight interview, Christin Burd, PhD, shares what inspired her to enter the field of aging research and how AFAR’s support's will impact her research.   Christin Burd, PhD Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 2014,…

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Aug 16
10:45 am

Translating Research to Policy: Judy Salerno of the Institute of Medicine

by AFAR

Judy A. Salerno, MD, MS, is the Leonard D. Schaeffer Executive Officer of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide advice to the nation on matters related to health and health policy. Dr. Salerno has served extensively in the field of aging research throughout her career, working to improve geriatric care and opportunities for scientists and clinicians. Tell us about the Institute of Medicine Many are surprised to learn that the IOM operates outside of government and receives no appropriation for its work. Established in 1970, the IOM is the health arm of…

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