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The University of Rochester Aging Institute

Promoting Vitality in Aging through discovery, collaboration and innovation.

UR Aging Institute: Vital Living, Care & Discovery

The University of Rochester Aging Institute (URAI) is a University-wide initiative that integrates existing aging-related strengths and expertise, spanning a myriad of departments, schools and research centers across campuses, including research, patient care, education and community outreach. We aim to empower patients to achieve healthful longevity by promoting vitality, health, independence, and engagement of all adults as they age.

The URAI provides a framework for collaboration related to three pillars of strength across the entire University and Greater Rochester region:

  • Vital Discovery: Research
  • Vital Care: Age-Friendly Health Services
  • Vital Living: Community Collaboration

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2024 Aging Research Day Connects UR Research Community with Aging Experts

In May, the University of Rochester hosted Aging Research Day, an annual event which brings together investigators from the University’s River Campus and Medical Center. This brief recap video features comments from keynote speaker Luigi Ferrucci, M.D., Ph.D., Scientific Director for the National Institute on Aging and members of the UR Aging Institute, the URMC Department of Medicine, Geriatrics/Aging, and the UR Department of Biology.

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