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AFAR in the News: Scientific Director Steven Austad in Discover magazine’s “Science vs. Aging” issue

Sep 11
2015

AFAR in the News: Scientific Director Steven Austad in Discover magazine’s “Science vs. Aging” issue View MoreBACK

In their  “Science vs Aging” cover story of their October 2015 issue, Discover magazine features several AFAR affiliated experts: Scientific Director, Steven Austad, PhD; 1995 MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research recipient, Rudolph Tanzi, PhD; and 1993 AFAR Research Grant recipient, Felipe Sierra, PhD.

In this eleven-page spread, our experts are featured across several articles. In the closing article, “The Seven Pillars of Aging,” Dr. Austad and Dr. Sierra lend insights into the core areas that researchers believe will help to propel the field over the next twenty years. Dr. Tanzi’s expertise on Alzheimer’s disease is cited in the piece, “Reversing Alzheimer’s, Rejuvenating Brain Cells.”

Pick up the issue on newsstands now or visit the Discover Magazine website for digital purchase options.

Steven Austad, PhD, is a Distinguished Professor and Department Chair at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

Rudolph Tanzi, PhD, is the Director, Genetics and Aging Research Unit at MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease & Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School.

Felipe Sierra, PhD, is the Director of the Division of Aging Biology at the National Institute on Aging.

For more information about the biology of aging as well as expertly vetting information on healthy aging visit our InfoAging webpage.





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