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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 final meeting program book 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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Webinar | It's Not Just What you Eat, but When: The Impact of Diet on Healthy Aging

Sep 27
2018

Webinar | It's Not Just What you Eat, but When: The Impact of Diet on Healthy Aging

      WEBINAR It’s not just What you Eat,  but When: The Impact of Diet on Healthy Aging Thursday, September 27, 2018 2-3pm Eastern   (11am-12pm Pacific)   As featured in The New York Times, NPR, The Washington Post, and more, research shows how the timing of what we eat can keep us healthier for longer as we age. AFAR and PBS Next Avenue invite you to learn more in this one-hour webinar geared toward the general public and researchers alike. Leading experts will share insights from their research on Fasting-Mimicking Diets, Caloric Restriction, and…


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Webinar | Building Cross-Disciplinary Collaborations in Aging Research

Sep 24
2018

Webinar | Building Cross-Disciplinary Collaborations in Aging Research

    Webinar Building Cross-Disciplinary Collaborations in Aging Research     Monday, September 24, 2018 2 - 3 pm EST (11am - 12pm PST)   The problems facing our older population are complex and it is unlikely that solutions will be found applying a single field’s methods and approaches.  With this in mind, the goal of the NIA’s Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN) is to bring together scientists from the 6 NIA Centers programs to foster cross-center collaborations around issues important to the health and well-being of older adults.  Traditional research training does not emphasize interdisciplinary approaches, and…


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