Glenn Foundation For Medical Research, Inc.

Organization Overview

Founded in 1965 through the philanthropy of Paul F. Glenn, the mission of the Glenn Foundation For Medical Research (“GFMR”) is to extend the healthy years of human life through support of research on mechanisms of biology that govern normal human aging and its related physiological decline, with the objective of translating research into interventions that will extend healthspan with lifespan. The GFMR primarily carries out its mission through the following programs:  (i) The Paul F. Glenn Centers for the Biology of Aging Research; (ii)  Glenn Awards for Research in the Biological Mechanisms of Aging;  and (iii) Glenn/AFAR  awards, programs and scholarships. In addition to the foregoing, the GFMR provides support for a number of conferences, workshops, symposia and other educational opportunities for scientists to share information relevant to the mission of the GFMR.  This includes an annual multiday workshop organized and hosted by the GFMR.