An October feature on centenarians in the New York Times featured grantee Nir Barzilai, MD, and the findings of the New England Centenarian Study at Boston University, headed by Beeson Scholar Thomas Perls, MD, PhD. The piece profiled eight individuals on their healthy living and experiences as Americans over 100. Drs. Barzilai and Perls have both been featured for their work on the genetics and study of longevity. Dr. Barzilai received a 1994 AFAR Research Grant and a 1997 Beeson Award, Dr. Perls is a 1998 Beeson Scholar.