Meet the AFAR Experts
Meet the AFAR Experts

featured in the PBS Incredible Aging special

AFAR is proud that fourteen experts from our community of grantees and board of directors have lent insights to the PBS special, Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years.

Steve Austad, Ph.D.

 AFAR Scientific Director

Nir Barzilai, M.D.

AFAR Deputy Scientific Director, 1997 Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging, and 1994 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grant For Junior Faculty

Richard Besdine, M.D.

AFAR Medical Officer

Judith Campisi, Ph.D.

1990 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grant for Junior Faculty

Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D.

2008 Vincent Cristofalo Rising Star Award in Aging Research, and 2000 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grant for Junior Faculty

Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D.

2005 Pfizer/AFAR Innovations in Aging Award and 2002 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Aging Research

Matt Kaeberlein, Ph.D.

2007 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award

James L. Kirkland, M.D., Ph.D.

President Elect, AFAR Board of Directors, and 2012 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award

Nathan LeBrasseur, Ph.D.

2002 Glenn/AFAR Scholarship on the Biology of Aging

S. Jay Olshansky, Ph.D.

AFAR Board Member

Thomas Rando, M.D., Ph.D.

AFAR Board Member, 1999 Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging, and 2008 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award

John F. Rowe, M.D.

Former AFAR Board President

David Sinclair, Ph.D.

AFAR Board Member, and 2000 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grant for Junior Faculty

Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D.

AFAR Board Member

 



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