- Lewis Lipsitz, M.D.
- Douglas P. Kiel, M.D., M.P.H.
- Thomas Travison, Ph.D.
The Marcus Institute for Aging Research is an affiliate of Harvard Medical School focused on applied research on aging. The institute has approximately 20 faculty and 12 postdoctoral trainees and is composed of several laboratories, including a musculoskeletal center, a biostatistics and analytics center, an aging brain center, a palliative care center, a falls and mobility center, a memory health center, and a center for clinical trials.
As part of Hebrew SeniorLife, the Marcus Institute draws on a large older adult community that is part of an integrated system of health care, housing and teaching serving thousands of seniors in the greater Boston area and beyond. Hebrew SeniorLife conducts influential research that continually advances quality of life for seniors, informs public decision-making, develops and tests novel treatments and interventions, and grows the ranks of geriatric care providers.
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