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AFAR is proud to announce the recipients of our
2017 Research Grants for Junior Faculty.
Our signature grant provides an early career investigator with up to $100,000 for one- to two-years to support research focused on aging processes and age-related diseases. Moreover, this grant provides flexible support at a critical juncture in their career when research funding is most difficult to obtain.
Selected through a rigorous review process led by leading scientific experts, in 2017 we are awarding ten AFAR Research Grants for Junior Faculty, totaling $800,000 dollars:
Luis Batista, PhD, Assistant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis
Peter Douglas, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Sergei Doulatov, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Washington
Michael Garratt, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Slava Labunskyy, Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine
Darcie Moore, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Vittorio Sebastiano, PhD, Assistant Professor, Stanford School of Medicine
Archana Unnikrishnan, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
Rui Xiao, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Florida
Amir Zarrinpar, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of California, San Diego

Major funders for AFAR Research Grants include: The Glenn Foundation for Medical Research; The AFAR Board of Directors; David W. Gore; Anonymous; Proceeds from AFAR’s 2016 Dinner and 2017 Luncheon; The Hearst Foundation; Diana Jacobs Kalman; Diane Nixon; The James A. and Dorothy R. Brunn Foundation; The William G. and Helen C. Hoffman Foundation; The Irving S. Wright Endowment.
AFAR will announce more 2017 recipients of our Biology of Aging grants portfolio soon.
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