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2013-05-07 23:25:01

Mara McAdams DeMarco, Ph.D. of Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Maryland was awarded $100,000 to pursue her research on the risk factors and consequences of gout, a form of arthritis, in older adults. The Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) and the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) jointly funded her work in their first-time collaboration of the Arthritis and Aging Research Grant. Long Beach, CA and New York, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Mara McAdams DeMarco, Ph.D. of...

2013-01-16 23:03:28

A generous grant from the Irene Diamond Fund will enable the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) to create the Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Translational Research on Aging. The goal of the new program is to train new scientists to work in the area of aging research, a field that is experiencing severe shortages in talented investigators despite the rapidly aging population. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 A generous grant from the Irene...

2012-10-26 04:02:12

Two generous grants from The John A. Hartford Foundation to the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), totaling more than $9 million, will provide significant funding for The John A. Hartford Foundation´s Centers for Excellence in Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Psychiatry and the Medical Student Training in Research (MSTAR) program. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Two generous grants from The John A. Hartford Foundation to the American Federation for Aging Research...

2012-09-10 23:00:56

Sixteen promising young scientists from leading research institutions have been named 2012 Ellison Medical Foundation/American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) Postdoctoral Fellows in Aging Research. The fellowship program seeks to address the urgent need for researchers who will examine critical yet fundamental issues in the biology of aging. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 Sixteen promising young scientists from leading research institutions have been named 2012 Ellison...

2011-09-27 13:10:40

America's experts on aging are headed for meetings with their senators and representatives to underscore the needs of the country's senior population, spurred by the first-ever Take Action Week organized by The Gerontological Society of America – the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging. During the September 26 congressional district work period, these advocates will urge their elected leaders to secure funding for aging research and...

2009-10-01 07:05:00

Program Addresses Growing Public Health Problem of Too Few Doctors to Care for a Rising Aging Population NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation for Aging Research announces that it has been awarded a $200,000 grant from MetLife Foundation for its Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) program. The funding will provide 50 medical students with the opportunity to participate in an eight- to twelve-week research, educational, and clinical mentorship...


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