The Ellison Medical Foundation, in partnership with the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), created the Ellison/AFAR Postdoctoral Fellows in Aging Research Program to encourage and further the careers of postdoctoral fellows with outstanding promise in the basic biological and biomedical sciences relevant to understanding aging processes and age-related diseases and disabilities. The award is […]
by American Federation for Aging Research
American Federation for Aging Research
This award will recognize the most innovative biomarker research related to aging and age-related diseases. Candidate biomarkers include tools for: diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, patient risk assessment and screening. There are no limits to the niomarker modality to be used for this purpose. To be eligible, you must have a maximum of 5 years post-doctoral experience […]
The program was developed to address the current concerns about an adequate funding base for postdoctoral fellows (MD, MD/PhD and PhD) who specifically direct their research towards translational findings and who will demonstrate how their research will have direct benefits to human aging.
The Diana Jacobs Kalman/AFAR Scholarships for Research in the Biology of Aging aim to give students the chance to learn more about the field of aging research, as well as increase their understanding of the challenges involved in improving the quality of life for older people.
One of the most challenging aspects of applying for funding is the need to write for multiple audience. How do you balance demonstrating your expertise in a particular field with the fact that, at some stage in the review process, your application will be read by an interdisciplinary audience? How can you speak to both experts […]