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Posted on January 8, 2006
The Science of Aging Gracefully
Most experts agree that successfully delaying or preventing diseases associated with aging would have a profound impact on work, families, and the economy.
The Science of Aging Gracefully: Scientists and the Public Talk About Aging Research
(32 pages, PDF), a new report from
, finds that the public is more supportive of basic aging research than the official position of the two major political parties might lead scientists to believe. Prepared for the
Alliance for Aging Research
American Federation for Aging Research
and funded by the
, with additional support from four foundations and a pharmaceutical company, the report assesses the potential of aging research as well as the status of developments that could slow advancement in the field of aging research.
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