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Board member in the news: Rudolph E. Tanzi co-authored research highlighted in ScienceDaily on neuroinflammation and Alzheimer’s disease

Jul 31
2018

Board member in the news: Rudolph E. Tanzi co-authored research highlighted in ScienceDaily on neuroinflammation and Alzheimer’s disease

On July 30, 2018, ScienceDaily highlighted research co-authored by AFAR expert Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D. Dr. Tanzi is an AFAR board member. Read the full article, “Microfluidic system incorporates neuroinflammation into 'Alzheimer's in a dish' model,” here.


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Grantee in the News: Reisa Sperling in The New York Times on a study testing a new Alzheimer’s drug that slows memory loss

Jul 31
2018

Grantee in the News: Reisa Sperling in The New York Times on a study testing a new Alzheimer’s drug that slows memory loss

On July 25, 2018, The New York Times highlighted the insights of AFAR expert Reisa Sperling, M.D. M.M.Sc. Dr. Sperling is a 2003 Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders in Aging Scholar recipient. Read the full article, “New Alzheimer’s Drug Slows Memory Loss in Early Trial Results,” here.


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Grantees in the News: Kristine Yaffe and Harlan M. Krumholz in Forbes on high blood pressure medication and memory

Jul 30
2018

Grantees in the News: Kristine Yaffe and Harlan M. Krumholz in Forbes on high blood pressure medication and memory

On July 25, 2018, Forbes highlighted AFAR experts Kristine Yaffe, M.D. and Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D., S.M. Dr. Yaffe is a 2001 Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging Scholar recipient, and Dr. Krumholz is a 1996 Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging Scholar recipient. Read the full article, “Blood Pressure Drugs May Prevent Memory Problems, Study Says,” here.


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“Ask the Expert” Interview: Vera Gorbunova, Ph.D. on aging, cancer, and comparative biology

Jul 27
2018

“Ask the Expert” Interview: Vera Gorbunova, Ph.D. on aging, cancer, and comparative biology

AFAR is excited to announce the latest addition to our “Ask the Expert” series. In an exclusive interview, 2005 AFAR Research Award recipient Vera Gorbunova, Ph.D., of the Rochester Aging Research Center at the University of Rochester, weighs in on cancer research, aging, and comparative biology. Read Dr. Gorbunova’s “Ask the Expert” interview on our InfoAging site here. This interview also appears on NextAvenue.org as part of an editorial partnership between AFAR and Next Avenue, public media’s first and only national journalism service for America’s booming 50+ population, delivering vital…


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Grantee in the News: Satchidananda Panda in The New York Times on metabolism, time-restricted eating, and the circadian rhythm

Jul 26
2018

Grantee in the News: Satchidananda Panda in The New York Times on metabolism, time-restricted eating, and the circadian rhythm

On July 24, 2018, The New York Times highlighted insights and research by AFAR Expert Satchidananda Panda, Ph.D. The article spotlights Dr. Panda’s new book, The Circadian Code. Dr. Panda is a 2014 Julie Martin Mid-Career Award in Aging Research recipient. Read the full article, “When We Eat, or Don’t Eat, May Be Critical for Health,” here.


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Senolytics shown to improve health in mice, even late in life: Six AFAR experts co-authored research in Nature Medicine

Jul 13
2018

Senolytics shown to improve health in mice, even late in life: Six AFAR experts co-authored research in Nature Medicine

On July 9, 2018, Nature Medicine published research co-authored by six AFAR experts: • 2008 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Breakthroughs in Gerontology Award winner and 2011-2017 National Scientific Advisory Council member Yuji Ikeno M.D., Ph.D. • 2002 Glenn/AFAR Scholarship on the Biology of Aging recipient Nathan LeBrasseur Ph.D. • President-Elect, AFAR Board of Directors, and 2012 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award winner James L. Kirkland, M.D., Ph.D. • Current National Scientific Advisory Council member, 2017 Pilot grantee, and 2018 Vincent Cristofalo awardee Laura Niedernhofer M.D., Ph.D. • 2015 Glenn/AFAR Scholarships for Research in…


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