Other Awards

The Julie Martin Mid-Career Award in Aging Research

American Federation for Aging Research

The Ellison Medical Foundation has again renewed its commitment to The Julie Martin Mid-Career Award in Aging Research by pledging $6,050,000 for five additional years of support for the program. The award was co-developed by The Ellison Medical Foundation and the American Federation for Aging Research, in honor of Julie Martin (1929-2005), wife of Dr. George M. Martin, Scientific Director of AFAR and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the EMF. The award is intended for outstanding mid-career scientists who propose novel directions of high importance to biological gerontology. AFAR will be awarding two four-year awards of $550,000 in each year from 2010 to 2015.
For further information, see: http://www.afar.org/research/funding/midcareer.

The Julie Martin Mid-Career Award in Aging Research

American Federation for Aging Research
The Ellison Medical Foundation has increased its commitment to The Julie Martin Mid-Career Award in Aging Research in 2007 by pledging an additional $2,420,000 over 4 years. The award was co-developed by The Ellison Medical Foundation and AFAR, in honor of Julie Martin (1929-2005), wife of Dr. George M. Martin, Scientific Director of AFAR and Scientific Advisory Board member of the EMF. The award is intended for outstanding mid-career scientists who propose novel directions of high importance to biological gerontology. AFAR will be awarding two four-year awards of $550,000 in 2008.

Julie Martin Mid-Career Award in Aging Research

American Federation for Aging Research
The Ellison Medical Foundation has pledged up to $2,420,000 over a 4-year period to fund the Ellison/AFAR Julie Martin Mid-Career Award in Aging Research. The award was developed by The Ellison Medical Foundation and the American Federation for Aging Research in honor of Julie Martin (1929-2005), wife of Dr. George M. Martin, Scientific Director of AFAR and Scientific Advisory Board member of the EMF. Dedicated to JulieĆ­s enthusiasm for aging research, art, and life, the award seeks to encourage outstanding mid-career scientists to pursue research, considered high risk, in order to understand the basic mechanisms of aging. The applicant must be an Associate Professor (or equivalent) who achieved tenured (or equivalent) status within the three years preceding application to the program. AFAR will be awarding four 4-year awards in 2006, at the level of $125,000 per year. For further information, see http://www.afar.org/grants.html.