Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 23 July 2003
Vol. 2003, Issue 29, p. nf14
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2003.29.nf14]

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Funded Up and Raring to Go

The nonprofit American Federation for Aging Research has just announced its 2003 grant awardees, and four winners tell how they plan to use the money

Ingfei Chen

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/sageke;2003/29/nf14

Abstract: Founded in 1981, the nonprofit American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) supports research into the basic mechanisms of aging and age-related diseases. It is working to bring new scientists into the discipline. This year, AFAR is giving away just more than $7 million to 130 scientists at varying career stages, from grad students to junior faculty. The winning grant proposals range from investigations of oxidative damage in long-lived bats to the role of a suspect protein, {beta}-secretase, in Alzheimer's disease.

Citation: I. Chen, Funded Up and Raring to Go. Sci. SAGE KE 2003, nf14 (23 July 2003)
http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/sageke;2003/29/nf14

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