Preview Clip: AFAR experts featured in PBS documentary, Incredible Aging

AFAR is proud to have been a major advisor on the PBS documentary, Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years, hosted by Meredith Vieira and premiering nationwide in March 2018. Several of the featured experts are members of AFAR’s community of grantees and board leadership, and AFAR Scientific Director Steven Austad, Ph.D. served as scientific consultant on the script. Based on the latest scientific research--much of it funded by AFAR--this program cuts a path toward understanding what aging means and how the latest information can help all of us live healthier lives as we grow older. Sign up…

AFAR Honorary Leadership Awarded to Nathaniel David

In July, AFAR presented its 2017 Honorary Leadership Award to Nathaniel “Ned” David, Ph.D. for his dedication to healthy aging and his role in helping advance some of the most significant research discoveries and potential interventions. A biochemist and biotech entrepreneur who has founded four visionary biotech companies, Dr. David co-founded UNITY in 2011 along with three of the leading researchers in the field of cellular senescence, including AFAR grantee Judith Campisi, Ph.D. In his acceptance speech, David spoke passionately about how AFAR’s early support of Campisi’s research has made a major impact on…