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American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) / Glenn Foundation for Medical Research - Graduate Research Grant in the Biology of Aging

Deadline: Suspended

Grants support mentored research into the biology of aging.Research areas include, but are not limited to: aging and immune function, stem cell aging, inflammation, genetic control of longevity, neurobiology and neuropathology of aging, invertebrate or vertebrate animal models, cardiovascular aging, aging and cellular stress response, and metabolic and endocrine changes. The grants for for 3-6 months.


  • Applicants must be MD, DO, PhD, or combined degree students in good standing at a not-for-profit institution in the United States.
  • Research may be carried out in any not-for-profit setting, such as universities, medical schools, hospitals, or non-government agencies.
  • Clinical, epidemiology, health services, and outcome projects will not be considered.

Award amount: $5,000.

American Federation for Aging Research
Tel: 212-703-9977



Categories: Sciences/Engineering/Math; Professional Programs; US Citizens, Nationals, or Permanent Residents; International Students; Early Years of Doctoral Program; Dissertation Research; Fellowship/Grant; Unrestricted

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