Inside AFAR
Inside AFAR

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Mar 29
2:40 pm

Grantee Spotlight Interview: Kevin Wang, MD, PhD

AFAR’s grant programs in the biology of aging are central to our mission to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research. At leading institutions nationwide, our grantees’ hard work, ingenuity, and leadership are advancing cutting-edge research that will help us all live healthier, longer lives. Explore more in this Grantee Spotlight Interview: Kevin Wang, MD, PhD Stanford University School of Medicine 2018 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grants for Junior Faculty What inspired you to pursue aging research? As a dermatologist, I am afforded the privilege of taking care of patients of all ages&mdash…

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Mar 29
2:40 pm

Grantee Spotlight Interview: Nilay Yapici, PhD

AFAR’s grant programs in the biology of aging are central to our mission to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research. At leading institutions nationwide, our grantees’ hard work, ingenuity, and leadership are advancing cutting-edge research that will help us all live healthier, longer lives. Explore more in this Grantee Spotlight Interview: Nilay Yapici, PhD Cornell University 2018 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grants for Junior Faculty   What inspired you to pursue aging research? As organisms age, their responses to sensory stimuli change. This is evident if you look at most organisms in nature…

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Mar 29
2:39 pm

Grantee Spotlight Interview: Joshua Baker, MD, MSCE

AFAR’s grant programs in the biology of aging are central to our mission to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research. At leading institutions nationwide, our grantees’ hard work, ingenuity, and leadership are advancing cutting-edge research that will help us all live healthier, longer lives. Explore more in this Grantee Spotlight Interview: Joshua Baker, MD, MSCE University of Pennsylvania Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grants for Junior Faculty   What inspired you to pursue aging research? As a rheumatologist primarily located in the Veterans Affairs (VA) health system, I see a lot of osteoarthritis,…

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Mar 29
2:39 pm

Grantee Spotlight Interview: Daniel Berry, PhD

AFAR’s grant programs in the biology of aging are central to our mission to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research. At leading institutions nationwide, our grantees’ hard work, ingenuity, and leadership are advancing cutting-edge research that will help us all live healthier, longer lives. Explore more in this Grantee Spotlight Interview: Daniel Berry, PhD Cornell University Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grants for Junior Faculty   What inspired you to pursue aging research? It was actually quite serendipitous that I started pursuing aging research. In my research, every time I looked for a…

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Mar 29
2:38 pm

Grantee Spotlight Interview: Jorge Iván Castillo-Quan, MD, PhD

AFAR’s grant programs in the biology of aging are central to our mission to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research. At leading institutions nationwide, our grantees’ hard work, ingenuity, and leadership are advancing cutting-edge research that will help us all live healthier, longer lives. Explore more in this Grantee Spotlight Interview: Jorge Iván Castillo-Quan, MD, PhD Harvard University Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowships in Aging Research   What inspired you to pursue aging research? Ever since my first encounter with patients with incurable neurodegenerative diseases during my medical training, the focus…

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