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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In Loving Memory of John Q. Trojanowski | 1946 - 2022


We are deeply saddened by the death of John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, past Director of the Institute on Aging (IOA). Dr. Trojanowski served as an outstanding leader, mentor, friend, and inspiration to us all. His memory will leave a lasting impression on the IOA and all who knew him.

The IOA Team
David Wolk, Eddie Lee, Brad Johnson, Kathy Jedrziewski, Ebony Fenderson, and Nicolette Calcavecchia

Read more on Dr. Trojanowski's legacy here.

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