Nir Barzilai on Milken Institute Expert Panel: Will You Live to a Healthy 100?

On May 1, 2017, AFAR Deputy Scientific Director, Nir Barzilai, MD was a featured expert in the panel, Will You Live to a Healthy 100?, at the Milken Institute 2017 Global Conference.  Alongside Director of the National Institutes of Health, Francis Collins, MD, PhD; Nobel laureate and President of the Salk Institute, Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD; Dean of USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, Pinchas Cohen, MD; and President of Palo Alto Investors, Joon Yun, MD, Barzilai explored the discoveries that are bringing us closer to understanding the aging process. The discussion asked: what can geroscience teach us about increasing both life span and…

Live Longer, Live Well animation

AFAR is proud to share a new animated video to promote aging research. Live Longer, Live Well is sponsored by the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and produced in collaboration with the American Federation for Aging Research with guidance from Richard Faragher, Ph.D., Professor of Biogerontology at the University of Brighton, UK, and Research America. The video was designed by London-based data journalist David McCandless. The 4-minute clip explains how a “Better World for Older People is a Better World for Everyone," debunks myths on aging, and poses the economic and social benefits of improved healthspan. We encourage…