Media featuring IOA affiliates or relating to Aging Research
Articles, interviews, or video segments featuring IOA Director John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD or his Penn Medicine research partners.
Penn's quest to battle Alzheimer's
Penn Medicine's John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, Director of the Institute on Aging, and Virginia M.-Y. Lee, PhD, MBA, Director of the Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, were featured in Penn Current to highlight their more than 30 years of Alzheimer's research at Penn.
CurePSP Research Roundtable and Panel
John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, Director, Institute on Aging, and Virginia M.-Y. Lee, PhD, MBA, Director, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research participated in a Research Roundtable and Expert Panel discussion at a recent CurePSP event.
Philadelphia Community Conversations
No one should face Alzheimer's alone. And they don't have to...
‘Philadelphia Community Conversations’ is a citywide collaboration among leaders to improve outcomes for individuals with Alzheimer’s and to support those who care for them. Learn more about Philadelphia Community Conversations here:
2015 Influencers in Aging
"Meet Next Avenue's 205 Influencers in Aging. These 50 thought leaders, innovators, writers, advocates, experts and others are changing how we age and think about aging." Included in the list are two Penn affiliates, Peter Cappeli, Director of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton Center for Human Resources and a management professor at The Wharton School, and Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Heath Policy at the University of Pennsylvania.
To Spread the Light of Knowledge: 250 Years of the Nation's First Medical School
"Virginia M.-Y. Lee and John Q. Trojanowski have become one of the world's leading teams in the study of Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease... and related neurodegenerative disorders of aging."
The work of this world-renown duo of Penn scientists is highlighted in To Spread the Light of Knowledge: 250 Years of the Nation's First Medical School amongst the other ground-breaking research stemming from the Perelman School of Medicine in celebration of its 250th Anniversary.
Click the image to view Drs. Lee and Trojanowski's highlights
Penn Scientists Make Breakthrough in Alzheimer's Disease Research (6ABC Segment)
John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, director, Penn Institute on Aging and Virginia M.-Y. Lee, PhD, director, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, were both featured in a 6ABC segment in the "Philly Leading the Way" series describing their new research on fighting Alzheimer's disease.
6ABC Article and Segment
Brain Donation on Seeking Solutions with Suzanne Roberts ft. John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD
IOA Director, John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, was featured on an episode of Seeking Solutions with Suzanne to discuss brain donation and its important role in neurodegenerative disease research.
Building the Great Wall of China... One Brick at a Time
In a recent video interview with makingsenseofalzheimers.org, IOA Director, John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, shares his story on why he chose to enter the field of Alzheimer's disease research and how he contended with those who thought he was making a mistake. July 2014.
MD Conference Express: MDS E-book 2014
Penn Medicine researchers, John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, Director, Institute on Aging, and Virginia M.-Y. Lee, PhD, MBA, Director, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, are featured in MD Conference Express to discuss how "Understanding Parkinson's Pathology is Key to Early Detection and Treatment" based on their presentations at the 2014 Movement Disorder Society meeting in Stockholm. July 2014.
After Disappointments, Alzheimer's Researchers Seek Out New Paths
IOA Director and CNDR Co-Director, John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, featured in a recent P&T article to discuss new paths for Alzheimer's research and the three most important lessons that we have learned from failed clinical trials. May 2014.
What is Frontotemporal Dementia, and is it inheritable?
Murray Grossman, MD, professor of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of Penn's Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) Center answers these questions in a recent Q&A with the Boston Globe.
Additional aging-related articles and news.
Alzheimer's research funding on path for additional $400 million increase.
On June 6, 2016, the Senate Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee announced a proposed $400 million increase for Alzheimer’s research at the NIH.
2014-2015 NIH Alzheimer's Disease Progress Report: Advancing Research Toward a Cure
Read about the progress in National Institutes of Health (NIH) research in their 2014-2015 Alzheimer's Disease Progress Report.
2014 Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Forum Summary
View the official full summary of events from the first Annual Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Forum hosted in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on September 24, 2014, here .
World Alzheimer Report: Preventing Dementia through Lifestyle Changes
This recent ALZForum article discusses researchers close attention to prevention strategies in light of the "predictions of a coming global avalanche of dementia cases." September 2014.
Speak Up for Research
"Scientists must take off their lab coats and engage the people of their communities and states."
John Edward Porter, former U.S. congressman, explains the important need for scientists, congress, and the community to work together to advocate and "Speak up for research" in his recent editorial feature for www.sciencemag.org. July 2014.
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