CARDI Leadership programme in Ageing Research
The CARDI Leadership Programme into Ageing Research funds and supports a new generation of leaders in ageing research in Ireland, North and South.
The programme is funded by the Health and Social Care Research and Development Division Northern Ireland and The Atlantic Philanthropies.
The third call in the programme was launched in late 2014 and was a joint venture with the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) with two of the four fellowships being funded under the Beeson Career Development Awards in Ageing Research.
CARDI has appointed nine Fellows so far under the programme:
2015 CARDI and Beeson-sponsored CARDI Fellows announced 25th June 2015
The programme is overseen by the CARDI Steering Group and advised by an International Scientific Advisory Panel (bios here) consisting of:
- Prof Anne Martin-Matthews (Chair) – University of British Columbia, Canada
- Prof William R. Hazzard - J. Paul Sticht Center on Aging, USA
- Prof Carol Jagger - Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, UK
- Dr. Giovanni Lamura - National Institute of Health & Science on Ageing, Italy
An updated overview of the programme can be found here (pdf)