The Paola S. Timiras award for aging research was established to honor those that have made an
important contribution to better understanding the aging process.
The award also honors those that increase the awareness and
importants of aging research. Dr. Timiras was both a researcher
and an advocate for aging research, she published hundreds of
research articles related to the aging process and she also was a
tireless advocate that educated the public on the importants of the benefits of this research in increasing our "healthspan".