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AFAR Experts in the News: Sofiya Milman and S. Jay Olshansky in WebMD magazine on genes, longevity, and the TAME Trial

Sep 7
2018

AFAR Experts in the News: Sofiya Milman and S. Jay Olshansky in WebMD magazine on genes, longevity, and the TAME Trial

In its September 2018 issue, WedMD magazine highlighted the insights of AFAR experts Sofiya Milman M.D. and S. Jay Olshansky Ph.D. Dr. Milman is a 2015 Beeson Career Development Awards in Aging Research scholar. Dr. Olshansky is an AFAR Board Member and 2016 Irving S. Wright Award winner. The article also explores the Targeting Aging with Metformin (TAME) Trial,  which is led by AFAR Deputy Scientific Director Nir Barzilai, M.D. and managed by AFAR. Read the article--“100: Is It The New 80?”—here.


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Awardee in the News: Valter Longo in Forbes on the science behind the health benefits of fasting and the fasting-mimicking diet

Sep 5
2018

Awardee in the News: Valter Longo in Forbes on the science behind the health benefits of fasting and the fasting-mimicking diet

On September 4, 2018, Forbes highlighted the research of AFAR expert Valter D. Longo, Ph.D. exploring the health benefits of a fast-mimicking diet and fasting. Dr. Longo is a 2013 Vincent Cristofalo Rising Star Award in Aging Research recipient. Read the article--“Can Fasting Help You Lose Weight? (Or Maybe Live Longer?)”--here. Hear more of Dr. Longo’s insights on fasting in a free webinar on Thursday, September 27th from 2-3pm Eastern time. Learn more and RSVP here.


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Grantee in the News: Satchidananda Panda on time-restricted feeding, obesity, and metabolic syndrome

Sep 4
2018

Grantee in the News: Satchidananda Panda on time-restricted feeding, obesity, and metabolic syndrome

On August 30, 2018, Cell Metabolism published research co-authored by AFAR expert Satchin Panda, Ph.D. Dr. Panda is a 2014 Julie Martin Mid-Career Award in Aging Research recipient. Read the full article, “Time-Restricted Feeding Prevents Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome in Mice Lacking a Circadian Clock,” here. Hear more of Dr. Panda’s insights on time-restricted feeding in a free webinar on Thursday September 27 from 2-3pm EST. Learn more and RSVP here.


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AFAR experts in the News: Harvey Jay Cohen, Arti Hurria, and Heidi Klepin in The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society on chemotherapy and breast cancer patients’ functional decline, and resilience.

Sep 4
2018

AFAR experts in the News: Harvey Jay Cohen, Arti Hurria, and Heidi Klepin in The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society on chemotherapy and breast cancer patients’ functional decline, and resilience.

On August 26, 2018, the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society published research co-authored by AFAR experts Harvey Jay Cohen M.D., Arti Hurria M.D., and Heidi Klepin M.D. Dr. Cohen is an AFAR board member and former Board President. Dr. Hurria is a 2005 Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award in Aging Research scholar. Dr. Klepin is a 2011 Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award in Aging Research scholar and a 2011 John A. Hartford Center of Excellence scholar. Read, “Functional Decline and Resilience in Older Women Receiving Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer,” here.


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Steve Austad’s lastest Next Avenue column on dietary timing, healthy aging, and research by AFAR experts Valter Longo and Satchin Panda

Aug 30
2018

Steve Austad’s lastest Next Avenue column on dietary timing, healthy aging, and research by AFAR experts Valter Longo and Satchin Panda

On August 31, 2018, Next Avenue published the latest column by AFAR Scientific Director Steven Austad, Ph.D. “It’s Not Just What You Eat -- It’s When You Eat” explores how mice studies have shown the impact of fasting on healthspan and resilience. Dr. Austad spotlights the research on fast-mimicking diets, caloric restriction, and the body’s Circadian rhythm, advanced by two AFAR experts: • 2013 Vincent Cristofalo Rising Star Award in Aging Research recipient Valter D. Longo, Ph.D. • 2014 Julie Martin Mid-Career Award in Aging Research recipient Satchidananda Panda, Ph.D. “Led…


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