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Institute on Aging

IOA Events

Penn's 4th Annual 5K FOR THE IOA & The Memory Mile Walk

5K for the IOA
Support Alzheimer's and aging-related research and care here at Penn's Institute on Aging!

Sunday, September 20th, 2015 | 8:00am @ Penn Park
Shoemaker Green Entrance | On 33rd Street between Walnut and South Streets | Philadelphia, PA

*New this year* Bring your four-legged friend! Dogs on leashes are welcomed this year for the Memory Mile walk only.

Registration: Register as an individual runner or as a team | Online registration ends September 17th at midnight | Walk-up registration available on race day 

Register Now

Upcoming Events

Vincent J. Cristofalo Lectureship

October 26, 2015
Amy Wagers, PhD
Location: Biomedical Research Building (BRB) Auditorium & Lobby
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00PM
The lecture will begin at 3:00pm with a reception immediately following at 4:00pm.


Topic: TBD

November 10, 2015
Christopher M. Murtaugh, PhD
Location: Jordan Medical Education Center Auditorium
Time: 3:00 - 4:00PM


Topic: TBD

November 17, 2015
Andres M. Lozano, MD, PhD
Location: Biomedical Research Building (BRB) Auditorium & Lobby
Time: 3:00 - 4:00PM


Topic: TBD

January 5, 2016
James L. Kirkland, MD, PhD
Location: Smilow Center | Rubenstein Auditorium & Lobby
Time: 3:00 - 4:00PM


Topic: TBD

January 21, 2016
Fran Grodstein, ScD
Location: Smilow Center | Rubenstein Auditorium & Lobby
Time: 3:00 - 4:00PM


Pignolo Award in Aging Research

March 1, 2016
Bruce A. Yankner, MD, PhD
Location: Smilow Center | Rubenstein Auditorium & Lobby
Time: 3:00PM (Lecture)
A reception will be held prior, starting at 2:30PM.


The Epigenetic Clock and Biological Age

April 12, 2016
Steve Horvath, PhD, ScD
Location: Biomedical Research Building (BRB) Auditorium & Lobby
Time: 3:00 - 4:00PM