The Department of Aging and Geriatric Research serves as the academic home for faculty members from diverse disciplines who wish to pursue a career primarily focused on aging and independence. The Department’s mission is to improve the health, independence, and quality of life of older adults by means of interdisciplinary teams in the areas of research, education, and health care.
Chief: Christiaan Leeuwenburgh, Ph.D.
Chief: Stephen Anton, Ph.D.
Chief: Shinichi Someya, Ph.D.