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2017 AFAR Grantee Conference

Jun 5
2017

2017 AFAR Grantee Conference

The 30th Annual Paul F. Glenn Conference on Aging Research organized by AFAR is June 5 - 7, 2017 and will be held in Santa Barbara, California at the Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel. The purpose of the event is to promote scientific and personal exchanges among recent AFAR grantees and experts in the fields of aging research. The final program booklet may be downloaded here.


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16th MIXiii-BIOMED 2017 Conference and Exhibition

May 23
2017

16th MIXiii-BIOMED 2017 Conference and Exhibition

AFAR is proud to co-sponsor and have AFAR experts presenting at:     May 23-25, 2017 David Intercontinental Hotel Tel Aviv, Israel   The 16th MIXiii-BIOMED 2017 Conference and Exhibition is the premier meeting for players of Israel’s healthcare industry with their colleagues from around the globe. This annual meeting is co-organized by leading international healthcare institutions with the objective of exposing industry participants to leaders and experts to share knowledge and ideas. Four AFAR experts will present a special panel, “Longevity: Genetics and Epigenetics” on May 25, 2017 from 11:20am-4:45pm: Scientific Director Steven Austad, PhD; Deputy Scientific Director…


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Partner Event: 2nd Scripps Florida Symposium on Biology of Aging

Jan 22
2017

Partner Event: 2nd Scripps Florida Symposium on Biology of Aging

From January 22-25, 2017, Scripps Florida will hold its 2nd Symposium on the Biology of Aging, "Advances in Therapeutic Approaches to Extend Healthspan." Session topics to include Drug Screening, Anti-geronic Factors, Senotherapeutics, Genetic Identification of Drug Targets, Molecular Targets for Drug Development, Stem Cells and Clinical Trials. Key note speakers include AFAR Scientific Director Steven N. Austad, Board member S. Jay Olshansky, and former grantee Felipe Sierra, Director of the NIA Division of Aging Biology and the NIH Geroscience Interest Group. Several AFAR-affiliated experts will present, including: Deputy Scientific Director Nir Barzilai; Board Members James Kirkland, Kevin Lee, and David…


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2016 Irving S. Wright and Vincent Cristofalo Awards and Lectures

Nov 18
2016

2016 Irving S. Wright and Vincent Cristofalo Awards and Lectures

On Friday, November 18, AFAR will present its 2016 Scientific Awards during a special ceremony at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) in New Orleans. Please join AFAR for the presentation of the Irving S. Wright and Vincent Cristofalo Awards and Lectures at 4:30pm and a Reception at 6:00pm.  “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. “Both awards are named in honor of farsighted scientists, and the recipients are…


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AFAR 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner

Nov 2
2016

AFAR 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner

November 2, 2016 Le Parker Meridien 119 West 56 Street, New York, New York 10019 6-9:30 pm   Presenting   the Honorary Leadership Award to Johannes J. Baensch, PhD Chief Scientific Officer at Nestlé Skin Health S.A.     the Chairman’s Award of Distinction to Roger Ferguson President and CEO, TIAA   the  Icon of Aging Award to Frances Hesselbein President and CEO, The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute   and the George E. and Marie J. Doty Award to Peter G. Peterson, Founder and Chairman, Peter G. Peterson Foundation   Featuring Master of Ceremonies Max Gomez, PhD …


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