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AFAR in the News: Steven Austad’s latest Next Avenue column, It’s Never Too Late

Oct 31
2018

AFAR in the News: Steven Austad’s latest Next Avenue column, It’s Never Too Late View MoreBACK

On October 30, 2018, Next Avenue published the latest column by AFAR Scientific Director Steven N. Austad, Ph.D.

Studies Show It’s Never Too Late to Improve Your Health” explores research on lifestyle and drug interventions that can extend late-in-life health, challenging early assumptions among aging researchers that treatments meant to retard aging needed to be started relatively early in life.

The article highlights the research of AFAR experts Judy Campisi, Ph.D., Matt Kaeberlein, Ph.D., James Kirkland, M.D., Ph.D., and Tom Rando, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Campisi is a 1990 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grants for Junior Faculty recipient.

Dr. Kaeberlein is a 2007 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award recipient, as well as a 2006 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Research Grants for Junior Faculty recipient.

Dr. Kirkland is AFAR’s President-elect and 2012 Glenn/AFAR Breakthroughs in Gerontology Award recipient.

Dr. Rando is an AFAR Board member, 1999  Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging scholar, and a 2008 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award recipient.

The article appears 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.

Read Dr. Austad’s column here.





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