Providing leadership in the pursuit of basic research into the biology of aging.


Drugs That Slow Aging in Mice: the NIA Interventions Testing Program

Monday, October 22, 2018, 2-3pm ET

Featuring presentation by
Richard A. Miller, MD, PhD


Strengthening Aging Research: Experiences With Rigor, Reproducibility, and Transparency

Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 5 - 6:30 PM

During The Gerontological Society of America’s 70th Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts

The Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging are:

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine

DIRECTOR: Nir Barzilai, MD

The Jackson Laboratory
Bar Harbor, MAINE

DIRECTORS: Gary Churchill, PhD, Luanne Peters, PhD, Ron Korstanje, PhD

The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, ALABAMA

DIRECTORS: Steven Austad, PhD, Thomas Buford, PhD

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center 
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

DIRECTOR: Arlan Richardson, PhD

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TEXAS

DIRECTORS: Randy Strong, PhD, Peter Hornsby, PhD

The University of Washington

DIRECTORS: Peter S. Rabinovitch, MD, PhD, Matt Kaeberlein, PhD

Our Affiliations & Partnerships

About the Coordinating Center: AFAR
New York, New York
About the Funder: NIA
Washington, DC


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