September 14, 2020

Research on aging expands at U-M with $15M in new grants

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Raymond Yung for receiving renewed funding of the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center. This center has been continuously funded since 1989, and was recently renewed for five more years. The Pepper Center advances research on the clinical health of older adults and trains future academic leaders in aging research.

Also, please join us is congratulating Dr. Julie Bynum for receiving funding for the newly formed Center to Accelerate Population Research in Alzheimer’s, which received a five-year award to advance health services and public policy research to improve care for older adults living with dementia.

New grants totaling more than $15 million will amplify the University of Michigan’s ability to conduct research on aging and to help identify and address issues facing older adults today and into the future. Please see the press release here: