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Congratulations to the 2023 Early Career Scholars

Anner Harris, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Amanjot Yadev, University of Wisconsin - Madison Hospital
Edward Anderton, Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Erica Lorenzo, UConn Health Center on Aging
Faria Athar, University of Victoria
Isabel Yannatos, University of Pennsylvania
Lindsay (Na Yeon) Park, University of California, Berkeley
Nyssa Morgan, Georgia Institute of Technology
Rene Solano Fonseca, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Stella Victorelli, Mayo Clinic
Zoe Reich, Rutgers University New Brunswick


Apply Now for the American Aging Association (AGE)
Early Career Scholar’s Program: An Award to Support Diversity in AGE!

We are looking for enthusiastic trainees studying aging or age-related diseases to apply for the AGE Early Career Scholar’s Program. AGE recognizes the need to increase the representation of, and support provided to, under-represented minorities in our association, for the benefit of the entire Geroscience research community.

Why Apply?

  • Ten Scholars will be selected, and will receive a 2-year AGE membership, travel award for the 2023 AGE meeting worth $1300, the opportunity to present your research at the AGE 2023 annual meeting (, and will be paired with a senior AGE trainee chapter member for ongoing mentorship.
  • Additional 2-year AGE memberships and virtual 2023 meeting registrations will be awarded.

Who Should Apply?

  • Are you an undergrad, postbacc, graduate student or postdoc?
  • Do you identify as an under-represented minority in biomedical sciences? (Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders; Individuals with disabilities; Individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds; Women; See more information at
  • Are you studying aging or age-related diseases? Even if you think you’re not you probably are! Do you study metabolic diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases? Those are all age-related diseases!
  • If you said yes to all of these, you should apply!

How do I Apply?

The deadline to apply has passed.

You will need a single PDF that includes the following:

  • A CV/Biosketch (any format is fine)
  • A short (max. 300 words) research abstract – no results necessary. Please indicate how your research does or could relate to Aging/Geroscience.
  • A short paragraph (max. 500 words) outlining why you would like to be part of AGE and how this award will benefit your career.


New Advances for Trainees

- Visit us on YouTube and check out our new content on career development.

- We are developing a peer mentoring program within the TC. This will allow early and senior trainees to buddy up for peer support. Remember, we are all in this together!  

- Would you like to be involved in supporting AGE through the TC chapter? Please join one of our many TC- committees that support the empowerment of AGE trainees!         

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