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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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Partner Event: The 2018 Progeria Research Foundation 9th International Scientific Workshop

Sep 20
2018

Partner Event: The 2018 Progeria Research Foundation 9th International Scientific Workshop

From September 20th to September 22nd, 2018, the Progeria Research Foundation will host The 2018 Progeria Research Foundation 9th International Scientific Workshop.  This three day workshop will focus on promoting collaboration between basic and clinical scientists toward progress in Progeria, cardiovascular, and aging research. Speakers include former AFAR National Science Advisory Committee member Dr. Tom Misteli. For more information on registration and the program click here.


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Partner Event: Reframing Aging Webinar

Jul 9
2018

Partner Event: Reframing Aging Webinar

ASA Web Seminar Series   Reframing Aging: Organizational Adoption and Integration   Monday, July 9, 2018 | 10:00-11:00 AM PST   Sponsored by Grantmakers in Aging. Includes complimentary CEUs   Register now for FREE   With seven other leading organizations in aging, AFAR helped sponsor the Reframing Aging initiative to shape communications and language on aging. Learn how the City and County of San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services (SF DAAS) is working on both the macro and micro levels to adopt and implement a Reframing Aging initiative across the department, as well as with community partners and service providers.…


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2018 Nathan Shock Centers Summit

Jun 27
2018

2018 Nathan Shock Centers Summit

    The 2018 Nathan Shock Centers Summit will be held June 27-28 in Philadelphia, PA. This event is being held in conjunction with the American Aging Association's 47th Annual Meeting. The theme of the 2018 Nathan Shock Centers Summit is Pathways to Translation of Geroscience. Topics will include: Translation of Interventions, How Healthy is the Healthspan Concept?, and Biomarkers Redux? The keynote speaker will be Dr. Eline Slagboom from the Leiden University Medical Center. For more information and to register, click here. Learn more about the Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging, for which AFAR…


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