American Federation for Aging Research
Whose mission is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research. It is devoted to advancing the science of aging so that that all of us can live productive and independent lives.
The mission of AFAR is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research. For over three decades, AFAR has awarded over $175million in grants to... more than 4,500 talented scientists who have succeeded in understanding and modifying the aging process. Its work has led to significant advances in our understanding of the aging process, age-related diseases, and healthy aging practices. AFAR focuses its activities on these major initiatives: - Identifying and funding cutting-edge aging research - Attracting more physicians to specialize in geriatric medicine to meet the demands of an aging population - Creating opportunities for researchers to share their knowledge to drive innovation in aging research - Providing information to the public on new findings that can help people live longer, healthier lives Meer weergeven