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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

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.

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

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.

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.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.