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We foster collaboration among behavioral and social scientists, physicians, nurses, biologists, psychologists, social workers, educators, economists, policy experts, practice leaders, those who study the humanities and the arts, and many other scholars and researchers in aging. We believe the intersection of research from diverse areas is the best way to foster ingenuity, achieve the greatest impact, and promote optimal experiences of aging.

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  • Potentially Game-Changing in the Research Arena, ARPA-H Draws Closer to Reality
    by James Appleby
    November 19, 2021

    We are on the cusp of a major expansion to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest supporter of biomedical research in the world. Plans continue to move forward for the development of the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H), which would be housed at NIH. This new agency — inspired by the achievements driven the by Department of Defense’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)— is designed to “embrace bold and high-risk, high reward solutions with the potential to accelerate disruptive progress across an array of diseases and conditions and at levels ranging from the molecular to the societal.”

  • You Made a Difference: Your Science Lives on Through GSA’s Meeting Platform
    by James Appleby
    November 15, 2021

    The official dates of the GSA 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting Online are now in the rearview mirror, but I’m guessing even the most dedicated GSA member couldn’t have taken in all 1,200 individual symposium presentations, 700 papers, and 1,400 posters within a four-day span! Fortunately, all of our scientific program remains accessible for registered attendees in on-demand format on the GSA 2021 meeting platform. All of this rich content — which embodied our meeting theme of “Disruption to Transformation: Aging in the ‘New Normal” — is available for consumption until December 31.

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GSA 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting

  • Save the date: November 10 to 13, 2021

GSA Connect

GSA offers its members exclusive access to interactive professional networking. This tool encourages online resource sharing, discussion of hot topics in the field, and other ways to collaborate with your GSA peers.

  • Membership Directory
    Members can find each other by name, institution, section, fellow status, and more.
  • Interest Groups
    GSA has many interest groups that are formed around a topic or issue that cuts across disciplines.

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