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Webinar: Inflammation and Aging

Oct 1
2019

Webinar: Inflammation and Aging

    WEBINAR: Inflammation and Aging Tuesday, October 1, 2019 2-3pm ET (11am-12pm PT)   Chronic, low-grade sterile inflammation that occurs with age (inflammaging) has been observed in all mammalian species studied, from rodents to non-human primates to humans.  It has been argued that aging is driven by the age-related increase in proinflammatory cytokines and substances produced by the innate immune system leading to reduced healthspan and accelerated aging. Because inflammation is strongly associated with a variety of diseases (e.g. type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, and frailty), inflammaging appears to…


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Webinar: Stronger, Longer: Muscle Mass and Aging

Sep 26
2019

Webinar: Stronger, Longer: Muscle Mass and Aging

  Webinar: Stronger, Longer: Muscle Mass and Aging Thursday, September 26, 2019   AFAR, the National Institute of Aging of the NIH, and PBS Next Avenue presented a free webinar, Stronger, Longer: Muscle Mass and Aging. The one-hour webinar shared the latest research on sarcopenia and tips for what you can do to sustain muscle as you grow older.   First, AFAR expert Nathan LeBrasseur, PhD (Director of the Healthy Aging and Independent Living Program at the Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging, and Associate professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester) presented a basic…


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New Investigator in Alzheimer's Disease Grantee Meeting

Sep 25
2019

New Investigator in Alzheimer's Disease Grantee Meeting

The New Investigator in Alzhiemer's Disease Grantee Meeting is scheduled for September 25 - 27, 2019 and will be held in Los Angeles, California at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center. The purpose of the event is to promote scientific and personal exchanges among current and former grantees and experts in the field of Alzheimer's Disease. The final program book is available here. Attendance of this meeting is by invitation only.


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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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