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AFAR-Sponsored Events at GSA

Nov 17
2018

AFAR-Sponsored Events at GSA

In addition to hosting our Scientific Awards ceremony and lectures on Friday, November 16, AFAR is excited to help organize a range of symposia featuring our experts at this year’s Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). The TAME Trial: A Prototype for Geroscience-Guided Therapeutics AFAR is pleased  to sponsor the symposium “The TAME Trial: A Prototype for Geroscience-Guided Therapeutics” at The Gerontological Society of America’s 70th Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. The symposium will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 5 - 6:30 PM. The symposium will cover an overview of the…


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2018 AFAR Scientific Awards Ceremony and Lectures

Nov 16
2018

2018 AFAR Scientific Awards Ceremony and Lectures

  2018 Scientific Awards of Distinction Ceremony and Lectures   Friday, November 16, 2018 Award presentation and lectures 5:00 – 6:30pm Reception 6:30 – 7:30pm   Hynes Centers- 207 Convention Center Boston, Massachusetts during the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of American (GSA)   On Friday, November 16, AFAR will present its 2018 Scientific Awards during a special ceremony at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) in Boston. “These awards are given annually to members of the aging research community whose work advances the field, and advances our understanding of aging,” notes AFAR Executive Director Stephanie Lederman, EdM. &ldquo…


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2018 Awards Dinner and Symposium

Nov 6
2018

2018 Awards Dinner and Symposium

  AFAR Annual Awards Dinner  and Symposium   November 6, 2018 Lotte New York Palace 455 Madison Ave, NYC   2 - 5 pm   Symposium Discussing new therapies in aging research and highlighting opportunities for investment. featuring Pol Vandenbroucke, M.D. Facilitator AFAR Board Member, Pfizer, Inc Nir Barzilai, M.D. AFAR Deputy Scientific Director, Einstein College of Medicine Veronica Galvan, Ph.D. University of Texas Health San Antonio Thomas Rando, M.D., Ph.D. AFAR Board Member, Stanford University David Sinclair, Ph.D. AFAR Board Member, Harvard Medical School     We wish to thank Pfizer Inc. for their generous…


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Beeson Annual Meeting

Nov 1
2018

Beeson Annual Meeting

The Beeson Annual Meeting is held for Beeson Scholars, mentors and other leaders in academic medicine and aging research to review research progress of Scholars, encourage dissemination of their findings, and enhance development of scholarship and leadership. The 2018 Beeson Annual Meeting will be held November 1 - 4 at the Ballantyne Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina. The preliminary program can be downloaded here.


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Webinar  |   Drugs That Slow Aging in Mice: the NIA Interventions Testing Program

Oct 22
2018

Webinar | Drugs That Slow Aging in Mice: the NIA Interventions Testing Program

  WEBINAR   Drugs That Slow Aging in Mice: the NIA Interventions Testing Program   Monday, October 22, 2018 2-3pm Eastern (11am-12pm Pacific)     As the NIA’s mouse Interventions Testing Program (ITP) enters its 16th year, Richard A. Miller, MD, PhD—Professor of Pathology and Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for Biology of Aging Research at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor—will present a concise summary of the program’s research design, its discoveries to date, studies now in progress, and plans for the future.  The free webinar, hosted by…


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