IMPACT
IMPACT

“My AFAR grant was instrumental in building my research career, and I am not alone. AFAR has built the pipeline of investigators leading labs at top institutions nationwide, where their research will help us all live healthier as we age.” - David Sinclair, Ph.D., 
2000 AFAR Research Grant for Junior Faculty and Current Board Member; Professor, Harvard University Medical School.

To date, AFAR has supported more than 4,100 talented researchers through our grants program.
 

AFAR’s investments in promising research and decicated investigators have led to interventions that can extend health and delay disease:


Judith Campisi, PhD, Buck institute for Research on Aging

Investment   |  1990 AFAR Research Grant for Junior Faculty
intervention  |  Targeting senescent cells that drive inflammation linked to chronic age-related diseases

Read more about Dr. Campisi's research and prominence here.


David Sinclair, PhD, Harvard University

Investment   |   2000 AFAR Research Grant for Junior Faculty
Intervention  |  Restoring metabolism and DNA repair to youthful levels

Read more about Dr. Sinclair's research and prominence here.


Ana Maria Cuervo, PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Investment   |  2000 AFAR Research Grant for Junior Faculty
Intervention  |  Removing or recycling cellular waste linked to Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, liver diseases, and cancer

Read more about Dr. Cuervo's research and prominence here.


Nathan LeBrasseur, PhD, Mayo Clinic

Investment  |  2002 Glenn /AFAR Scholarship for Research in the Biology of Aging
Intervention | Harnessing the molecular benefits of exercise to improve muscle health, physical function, and metabolism

Read more about Dr. LeBrasseur's research and prominence here.


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