American Federation for Aging Research

advancing healthy aging through biomedical research

The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research. Since 1981, AFAR has advanced basic research and breakthroughs in the science of healthy aging by supporting more than 4,000 talented MDs, PhDs, and students across the country. What AFAR-supported scientists are learning today about the processes of aging will help us all live healthier, longer tomorrow—less susceptible to disease and disability. Learn more at or follow AFARorg on Twitter and Facebook.

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