The mission of the Institute on Aging (IOA) at the University of Pennsylvania is to improve the health of older adults by increasing the quality and quantity of clinical and basic research as well as educational programs focusing on normal aging and aging-related diseases across the entire Penn campus. 

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Strat PlanIOA Strategic Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias 2023-2028

The Institute on Aging is pleased to announce our five-year Strategic Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) research at Penn. 

Learn more here. 




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IOA Annual Report 2022-2023

The Institute on Aging's Annual Report for '22-23 is now available! 

Learn more here. 

In Loving Memory of Murray Grossman, M.D., Ed.D

MurrayWe are deeply saddened by the passing of our friend and colleague, Murray Grossman, MDCM, EdD, who passed away peacefully on April 4. Dr. Grossman was an extraordinary physician, scientist, and mentor and his contributions to the field of neurology, especially Frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and related dementias was tremendous. We are grateful to have worked alongside him and he will be truly missed.

View Dr. Grossman’s memorial page here

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Upcoming IOA Events

  • IOA Visiting Scholar Sereis Tuesday, September 19, 2023 1:30 - 3:00pm

    "Old Bones and Second Skeletons" Robert Pignolo, MD, PhD Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, Minnesota John Morgan Building Class of 62’ auditorium

    Lunch will be served at 1:30, Lecture will begin at 2:00pm

    Watch the live presentation starting at 2:00pm here.

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