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Funding Opportunity: Pilot Grants in Aging—Letters of Intent Due March 13th!
The URAI pilot grant program supports interdisciplinary and collaborative research in basic, translational or clinical aging research. Wilmot Cancer Institute is co-sponsoring one grant focused on cancer and aging and URAI is sponsoring two with a focus on other basic, translational or clinical aging research topics.

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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

Featured News

SMH, HH Achieve Highest Level of Age-Friendly Health System Certification

Data show Strong Memorial and Highland hospitals' efforts to improve care for seniors are working. This certification is a key milestone in a "transformative journey to ensure age-friendly care to older adults across all UR Medicine care settings," said Annette Medina-Walpole, M.D., chief of Geriatrics and Aging, and director of the University of Rochester Aging Institute.

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January 17, 2023
Thomas Caprio Appointed to Advisory Committee for NY State Master Plan for Aging

January 5, 2023
Maiken Nedergaard's lab just discovered a new part of the brain's waste disposal system

December 21, 2022
UR Aging Institute Participates in Roc Seniors Estates Planning Summit

November 1, 2022
Highland Department of Medicine Announces New Leadership Roles in Geriatrics

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