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AFAR featured in Chronicle of Higher Education article on Geroscience

Dec 9
2013

AFAR featured in Chronicle of Higher Education article on Geroscience View MoreBACK

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently published an excellent overview of the promise of geroscience to extend health span.

Steven Austad, PhD, AFAR's 2014 Scientific Director elect, shares optimism for the near-future impact of biomedical research on aging and its related diseases:

"This is just no longer pie-in-the-sky," said Mr. Austad, who is also scientific director of the American Federation for Aging Research, a foundation that has given out about $200-million to some 3,000 researchers since 1981. "Almost everybody in the field is convinced that it's only a matter of time until we start to validate some of these things in humans."

Read the full article here.





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