As an experienced professional in the healthcare field, Robert Kasirer brings his expertise to the University of Pennsylvania’s Institute of Aging. As a member of its External Advisory Board, Robert Kasirer supports the endeavors of this university organization as it improves the quality of life for aging individuals.
One major component of the Institute of Aging is its Fellows Program, which brings the best minds in the field together, allowing researchers and educators alike to share their findings and interests. The program has nearly 300 fellows and associate fellows currently. The Institute keeps these associates abreast of new developments in the field, including funding opportunities and upcoming Institute of Aging speakers.
Many fellows and associate fellows also take advantage of the institute’s Pilot Research Grants Program, which provides initial funding for aging studies. These grants help many researchers begin research that later receives funding from major organizations, like the National Institute of Health. Prospective participants can learn more on the institute’s website at www.med.upenn.edu/aging.