NEWSLETTER  |  SUMMER 2017
 
 
 
The Architects of Aging
Tuesday, July 25 
12 noon to 3 p.m.
Westin St. Francis in San Francisco
 
Join us for a luncheon symposium on biotechnology and longevity
benefiting AFAR and featuring:
 Nir Barzilai, M.D.; Judith Campisi, Ph.D.; Nathaniel David, Ph.D.; 
Jan van Deursen, Ph.D.
; and Eric Verdin, M.D.
Moderated by Jamie Metzl, Atlantic Council Senior Fellow for Biotechnology and National Security.
We also will honor Edward Lanphier and Nathaniel "Ned" David, Ph.D. 
for their contributions to the field of aging.
For ticket and sponsorship opportunities, please click here.
 
During the upcoming IAGG World Congress, AFAR will host several events. 
If you are in San Francisco, please join us at Moscone West conference center.
 
Tuesday, July 25, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Room 2024
Chaired by AFAR Scientific Director Steven N. Austad, Ph.D.
 
Tuesday, July 25, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Room 2024
honoring Mark S. Lachs, M.D., M.P.H., and Dongsheng Cai, Ph.D.
 
 
 
2017 Scientific Meetings
From June 4–7, AFAR hosted our annual scientific meetings in Santa Barbara, California. Ninety attendees convened to hear reports on AFAR-supported research and share insights on emerging directions in the field. We are grateful to the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation for their support. Learn more about the meetings here.
 

New Board Members

At its June 13 meeting, the AFAR Board of Directors elected three new members: AnnaRosa Miele - CEO and Co‐Founder of Aristea Group; Thomas Rando, M.D., Ph.D. Principal Investigator of the Thomas Rando Lab at Stanford University; and Pol Vandenbroucke, M.D., M.Sc., M.B.A., F.F.P.M. - Vice President of Medical Strategy at Pfizer. Learn more about these new board members here.
 
 
Congratulations
AFAR congratulates Norman “Ned” Sharpless, M.D. on his recent appointment as Director of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of HealthDr. Sharpless was a 2003 Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging scholar, served on our National Scientific Advisory Council from 2005-2011, and chaired our Glenn/AFAR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Translational Research on Aging Selection Committee in 2015 and 2016. 
 
 
Publications
AFAR is pleased to share these recent publications and articles.
 
 
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