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  • 09/30/19
    On the last official day of Summer, runners and walkers of all ages made their way to Penn Park for Penn Medicine’s 8thAnnual 5K for the IOA and the Memory Mile Walk. With over 450 participants, 72 volunteers, and temperatures reaching the 80’s, it was one of the hottest years yet in more ways than […]
  • 09/12/19
    IOA Director John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, and Virginia M.-Y. Lee, PhD, Director of the Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, joined fellow Penn alumni on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to trek after the last remaining apes in Uganda — a trip organized by the Penn Alumni Travel program. This trip allowed travelers to intimately experience the […]
  • 09/10/19
    We are proud and pleased to congratulate Virginia M.Y. Lee, PhD, Director of Penn’s Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (CNDR), on receiving one of this year’s international Breakthrough Prizes in Life Sciences for her outstanding contribution to neurodegenerative disease research. This award recognizes her groundbreaking discovery revealing tau tangles as a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. “It […]
  • 07/23/19
    Summer 2019 Features: Scroll for links to full stories. The 2019 Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat | Energetics and Aging: Mitochondria Do It (pg. 1) On Wednesday, May 1, 2019, the Institute on Aging (IOA) hosted their annual Sylvan M. Cohen Retreat and Poster Session with co-sponsor, the Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine (CMEM), […]
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