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Released: 27-Mar-2020 9:00 AM EDT
Experts: Geroscience Approach May Lessen Severity of COVID-19, Bolster Older Patients’ Response to Diseases
American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)

As the nation and world respond to the growing COVID-19 pandemic, a panel of leading aging research experts, convened by the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), posed that targeting the biology of aging through promising therapeutics could bolster the medical response to COVID-19 and other viruses that are devastating older patients.

Released: 20-Mar-2020 1:25 PM EDT
COVID-19: Can the Science of Aging Move Us Forward?
American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the nation and the world, the role that geroscience may play in boosting immunity in older adults and lessening the severity of age-related diseases will be explored by a panel of leading experts in the webinar, COVID-19: Can the Science of Aging Move Us Forward? The no-cost, one-hour webinar, intended for the scientific community and related science and health media, is scheduled for 1 PM EDT on Tuesday, March 24.

21-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Leading Alzheimer's Disease Researchers Recognized with MetLife Foundation Awards
American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)

MetLife Foundation today announced the recipients of the 2014 MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimer's Disease.

Released: 25-Sep-2013 8:00 PM EDT
American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) Leaders Discuss New Google Aging Initiative
American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)

Leaders of the American Federation for Aging Research, a national non-profit organization that has devoted more than $150 million to fund over 3,000 aging researchers during the last 31 years, commented recently on Google’s announcement of the formation of “Calico,” a company focused on aging research.


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