Foundation / Corporation
Glenn Foundation for Medical Research (GFMR) and American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)
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Fellowships to USA postdoctoral researchers affiliated with nonprofit institutions for studies in the biology of the aging process. The purpose of the program is to enable new researchers to become established in the field. Projects should be specifically directed towards basic aging mechanisms and/or translational findings that have direct benefits to human aging and healthspan. Applicants from underrepresented groups in the biomedical sciences are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Glenn Foundation for Medical Research, in partnership with the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), created the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowships in Aging Research to encourage and further the careers of postdoctoral fellows who are conducting research in the basic biology of aging, as well as translating advances in basic research from the laboratory to the clinic. The award is intended to provide significant research and training support to permit these postdoctoral fellows to become established in the field of aging.
The Glenn Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship program supports research projects concerned with understanding the basic mechanisms of aging as well as projects that have direct relevance to human aging if they show the potential to lead to clinically relevant strategies that address human aging and healthspan. Projects investigating age-related diseases will be considered, but only if approached from the point of view of how basic aging processes may lead to these outcomes. Projects concerning mechanisms underlying common geriatric functional disorders such as frailty will also be considered.
The grant is $60,000, of which $52,000 is to be used for salary and the remainder to be used for allowable expenses (research supplies, equipment, health insurance, travel to scientific meetings where the Fellow is presenting his/her biology of aging research, and relevant research and educational training).
Recipients of this award are expected to attend the AFAR Grantee Conference; funds will be withheld from the grant for this purpose. The goal of the meeting is to promote scientific and personal exchanges among recent AFAR grantees and experts in aging research.
GrantWatch ID#: 193860
Up to 10
One-year fellowships will be awarded.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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