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The Mary and Joseph A. Pignolo, Sr. Award and Lectureship in Aging Research

About the Lectureship

The Mary and Joseph A. Pignolo, Sr. Award and Lectureship award will be given out as part of the Institute on Aging (IOA) Visiting Scholar series to annually recognize an outstanding contribution to the field of biogerontology. Created by geriatrician and gerontologist Robert J. Pignolo, M.D., Ph.D. in honor of his mother and father, award recipients will be invited to give a lecture highlighting their work in basic aging research and will receive a prize to recognize their exceptional contributions.


Nominations for the award should be made to:
The Mary and Joseph A. Pignolo, Sr. Award and Lectureship
Nominations Committee
c/o Institute on Aging
3615 Chestnut Street, Room 210
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2676

The nominee shall be the first or last author of a paper or papers, published within the previous 2 years, describing an outstanding contribution to basic aging research. Two letters of nomination (or one letter of self-nomination plus an additional letter) describing the contribution and its relevance to basic aging principles, curriculum vitae, and copies of the paper or papers for which the award is being sought are required.

Nominations Committee

Anne R. Cappola, MD, ScM
Joshua Dunaief, MD, PhD
F. Brad Johnson, MD, PhD
Robert J. Pignolo, MD, PhD, Chair
John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD

How to support the Mary and Joseph A. Pignolo, Sr. Lectureship award:

Please direct inquiries to:
Elizabeth Yannes
Penn Medicine Development
3535 Market Street, Suite 750
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3309
Tel: 215-573-4961

The Mary and Joseph Pignolo Lectureship Archive