Continue to lead aging research and expand translational neuroscience research to more effectively translate research discoveries into interventions and information that will benefit older adults.


Provide educational opportunities to older persons, the general public, and health care students and professionals regarding normal cognitive aging and neurodegenerative disorders of the older adults.

Model Programs

Serve as a model in the development of programs and services that benefit elders and those who care for them.

Diversity and Inclusion

Create an infrastructure and culture that facilitates academic excellence, encourages innovation and collaboration, and promotes diversity.