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AFAR experts are available to speak on a range of topics in the biology of aging, age-related diseases, and interventions poised to help us all live healthier as we grow older.

 


 

2018 Press Releases:
 

Dr. David A. Sinclair and Dr. Laura Niedernhofer to receive AFAR's 2018 Scientific Awards of Distinction in Boston

Leaders in Innovation in Aging Research honored at AFAR 2018 Annual Awards Dinner on November 6

Twelve Outstanding Early Career Scientist Receive Prestigious Grants to Advance Research on Aging

Dr. Peter Adams of Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Insitute Recieves Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award

Dr. M. Brandon Westover of Massachusetts General Hospital Receives Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award

Eleven Postdoctoral Fellowships In Aging Research Awarded by the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR

AFAR Awards $1 Million Through The Irene Diamond Fund For Postdoctoral Fellows Studying Aging

Five AFAR experts contribute to special Geroscience feature of JAMA

Nathan Shock Center Study Extends Lifespan and Healthspan in Female Mice

Innovative Collaborative Research Network to be Led by Wake Forest, with AFAR

University of Washington Researcher Huilang Zhang Ph.D. Recieves Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Aging Research

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Researcher Nathalie Saurat Ph.D. Recieves Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Aging Research

University of Michigan Researcher Aya Namba, M.D., Recieves Glenn Foundation for Medical Reserach Postdoctoral Fellowship in Aging Research

University of Michigan Researcher James Markworth, Ph.D. Recieves Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Aging Resarch

Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health Researcher Min-Dian Li, Ph.D. Recieves Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Aging Research

University of Arizona Researcher Mladen Jergovic, Ph.D. Recieves Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Aging Research

Harvard Medical School Researcher Neil Dani, Ph.D. Revieves Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Aging Research

Northwestern University Researcher Leah Cuddy, Ph.D. Recieves Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Aging Research

Buck Institute Researcher Lear Brace, Ph.D. Recieves Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Aging Research

 
 

Mayo Clinic Researcher Ming Xu Receives The Irene DIamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging

University of Pennsylvania Researcher Payel Sen Receives The Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging 

The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Researcher Rizwan Qaisar Receives The Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging

University of California, San Francisco Researcher Gerladine Gontier Receives The Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging

Rockefeller University Researcher Dr. Yejing Ge Receives The Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging

Yale Researcher Dr. Christina Camell Receives The Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging

USC Researcher Dr. Sebastian Brandhorst Receives The Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging

 

2017 Press Releases:

HARVARD RESEARCHER DR. WILLIAM MAIR RECEIVES GLENN FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH BREAKTHROUGHS IN GERONTOLOGY (BIG) AWARD, administered by AFAR

USC RESEARCHER DR. PINCHAS COHEN RECEIVES GLENN FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH BREAKTHROUGHS IN GERONTOLOGY (BIG) AWARD, administered by AFAR

HARVARD RESEARCHER HSIAO-YING WEY RECEIVES $100,000 2017 NEW INVESTIGATOR AWARD IN ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

HEBREW UNIVERSITY RESEARCHER  ARIEH MOUSSAIEFF RECEIVES $100,000 2017 NEW INVESTIGATOR AWARD IN ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY RESEARCHER CONGCONG HE RECEIVES $100,000 2017 NEW INVESTIGATOR AWARD IN ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

AFAR and Arthritis National Research Foundation grant 2017 Arthritis and Aging Award to Brian Diekman, PhD of UNC Chapel Hill 

AFAR awards $800,000 to Junior Faculty To Advance Biomedical Research on Healthy Aging

AFAR’s 2017 Scientific Awards of Distinction to Honor Dr. Mark S. Lachs and Dr. Dongsheng Cai

THE END OF AGING? Targeting the Underlying Mechanisms for Enhancing Human Healthspan. Biotech Innovators To Discuss Latest Interventions at Luncheon Symposium

AFAR receives $1.3 million dollar award from NIA as the Coordinating Center of the Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Biology of Aging

AFAR supports Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Plan to Protect Older New Yorkers from Financial Abuse and applauds US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Senior Financial Empowerment Act

 


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