For more than three decades, AFAR’s Biology of Aging Grants have been the catalyst for advancing research and discourse in the field. These grants have launched careers and supported research that will help us all live healthier, longer.
in 2016, AFAR has awarded more than 2.5 million dollars supporting biomedical research in aging.
The awards range from $5,000 to $200,000 and support investgators at all career levels--from graduate and medical students to postdoctoral fellows and assistant professors--at research institutions across the United States as well as Israel.
AFAR is proud to announce the recipients of the following 2016 Biology of Aging grants:
AFAR Research Grants for Junior Faculty
Major Funders of AFAR Research Grants Include: The Glenn Foundation for Medical Research; The AFAR Board of Directors; Anonymous; AFAR 2016 Dinner Funds; David W. Gore; Diana Jacobs Kalman; F.M. Kirby Foundation, Inc.; Diane Nixon; The Irving S. Wright Endowment, and the Neurosciences Education and Research Foundation.
Glenn/AFAR Scholarships for Research in the Biology Aging
Funded by The Glenn Foundation for Medical Research.
Funded by The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation.
Soon we will announce the 2016 recipients of the Glenn/AFAR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Translational Research on Aging. Follow AFARorg on Facebook or Twitter for updates.



As highlighted in our 35th Anniversary and 2015 Annual Report
to date AFAR’s grant programs have contributed 
more than $172 million to the field of aging research,
supporting more than 4,000 investigators and students. 
As AFAR commemorates its 35th anniversary,
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