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2019 AFAR Grantee Conference

Jun 3
2019

2019 AFAR Grantee Conference

From June 3–5, 2019, AFAR hosted its annual grantee conference in Santa Barbara, California. Over 80 attendees--including AFAR grantees, Nathan Shock Centers pilot grant awardees, senior leaders in the field, and representatives from foundations--convened to hear about the most recent research, and to share insights on emerging directions in the field. The meeting provided valuable opportunities for the attendees to learn from each other’s work and to engage in discussions and potential collaborations. First, a series of talks started the grantee conference, which included several AFAR former grantees such as Judith Campisi (Buck Institute), Nathan LeBrasseur (Mayo Clinic), Coleen Murphy …


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2019 AGE Annual Meeting

May 30
2019

2019 AGE Annual Meeting

  AFAR is proud to be a co-sponsor of the   American Aging Association (AGE) 48th Annual Meeting    held in conjunction with the 2019 International Geroscience Symposium   Translating Aging Research   May 30-June 2, 2019 Burlingame, CA   Register Here     For more information on the preliminary program, visit here.


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RCCN Webinar |  Mechanisms of Behavior Change for Healthy Aging

May 8
2019

RCCN Webinar | Mechanisms of Behavior Change for Healthy Aging

    WEBINAR: Mechanisms of Behavior Change for Healthy Aging Wednesday, May 8, 2019 2-3pm ET / 11am-12pm PT   The problems facing our older population are complex, and it is unlikely that any single field’s methods and approaches will deliver global solutions. With this in mind, the goal of the NIA’s Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN) is to bring together scientists from multiple disciplines, including those in the 6 NIA Centers programs, to foster interdisciplinary collaborations around issues important to the health and well-being of older adults. Behaviors are among the most important factors that determine longevity…


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Webinar | Jumpstart Your Research Team: Establishing Expectations and Norms to Ensure Success

Jan 25
2019

Webinar | Jumpstart Your Research Team: Establishing Expectations and Norms to Ensure Success

    WEBINAR Jumpstart Your Research Team: Establishing Expectations and Norms to Ensure Success   Friday, January 25, 2019 2 - 3 pm EST (11am - 12pm PST)   Teams can clearly achieve more success than individuals in many cases, yet the value of teams can be elusive when we don't capitalize on the science of development and formation that lead to high performance. Too often teams fall short of the touted excellence of teams because communication breaks down, some members don't pull their share of the weight, or conflict precipitates disengagement--or even dissolution.  Interdisciplinary teams have tremendous benefits including enhanced…


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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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