IOA Members

The IOA Members program is open to all Penn faculty with an interest in aging and/or neurodegenerative disease. 

All IOA Members must identify with one of the four IOA Divisions as their PRIMARY affiliation:

  • Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
  • Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy

You may select additional divisions as "divisions of interest."

Benefits of IOA Membership:

  • Potential funding of IOA Post-doctoral fellows

  • Potential funding of IOA PennPREP Scholar(s)

  • Identification of potential invited speakers to present at the IOA Seminar Series

  • Priority for scheduled meetings with IOA Seminar Series speakers

  • Trainees eligible to present at IOA-sponsored trainee seminars

  • Trainees eligible to attend IOA-sponsored career development activities

  • Participate in shaping the future of aging research at Penn

  • IOA Member Research Database listing to connect research interests and foster potential collaborations

Sign up for the IOA Members program.

  • Abass Alavi
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
  • Naiara Akizu
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Paul Axelsen
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Joseph Baur
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
  • Chris Bennett
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Elizabeth Bhoj
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Christine Bradway
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
  • Christopher Brown
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Nancy Bonini
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Kurt Brunden
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Robert Burke
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Pamela Cacchione
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
  • Tamara Cadet
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Anne Cappola
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
  • Guyin Chen
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Ken Chen
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research 
  • Alice Chen-Plotkin
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division on Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Yuyan Cheng
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Alessandra Chessi
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Sunghye Cho
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Norma Coe
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Yale Cohen
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Kate Courtright
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
  • Katheryn Cousins
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Nabila Dahodwala
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • George Demiris
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Yanxiang Deng
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • John Detre
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Ramon Diaz-Arrastia
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Jean-Pierre Dolle
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Joshua Dunaief
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
  • Sheina Emrani
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Yong Fan
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Sindhuja Tirumalai Govindarajan
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Michael Guo
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Ali Hamedani
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Roy Hamilton
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Michael Haney
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Karen Hirschman
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Nancy Hodgson
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • David Irwin
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Ravi Jayadevappa
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Kathy Jedrziewski
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Brad Johnson
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
  • Joseph Kable
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Sarah Kagan
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Jason Karlawish
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Iliana Kohler
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Hans-Peter Kohler
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Emily Largent
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Virginia Lee
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Edward B. Lee
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Fanny Leung
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Kelvin Luk
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Holly Fernandez Lynch
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Lauren Massimo
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Corey McMillan
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Dawn Mechanic-Hamilton
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • James Morley
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Nirinjini Naidoo
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
  • Naomi Nevler
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Daniel Ohm
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Allyn Pack
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • E. James Petersson
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Jeff Philips
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Silvia Porta
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • David Raizen
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Elizabeth Rhoades
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Emma Rhodes
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • David Roalf
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
  • Nicole Saur
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
  • Andrea Schneider
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Ophir Shalem
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Les Shaw
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Li Shen
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Eileen Shore
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
  • James Shorter
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Andrew Siderowf
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Hailong Song
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Lou Soslowsky
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
  • Shana Stites
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Tom Tropea
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Sanjeev Vaishnavi
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Vivianna Van Deerlin
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Lisa Walke
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Hui Wang
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Li-San Wang
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Daniel Weintraub
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Aalim Weljie
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Rachel Werner
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Alison Willis
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • David Wolk
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics/
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Sharon Xie
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy
  • Hong Xu
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • He Xu
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
  • Shuying Yang
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics 
  • Xiaolu Yang
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Paul Yushkevich
    Division of Basic Neurodegenerative Disease Research
    Division of Clinical and Translational Neurodegenerative Disease Research
  • Cynthia Zubritsky
    Division of Geroscience, Gerontology, and Geriatrics
    Division of Epidemiology, Social Science, and Policy

IOA Member Research Database