The American Aging Association (AGE) is a non-profit, tax-exempt biogerontology organization of scientists and laypeople dedicated to biomedical aging studies intended to slow the aging process. The abbreviation AGE is intended to be representative of the organization, even though it is not an acronym.
History and Organization
The Vice-Presidency of AGE is to be a layperson position focused on promoting the scientific goals of AGE to the general public.
The primary activities of AGE are to
- hold annual scientific conferences (every June)
- give awards to researchers making significant contributions to the goals of AGE
- promote interest among young scientists in the goals of AGE
- publish newletters and journals
The journal of AGE is called AGE, and is published quarterly