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Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research

Helping seniors live more vital, meaningful lives through pioneering clinical and translational research. 

Challenging conventional wisdom

What We Do

The Marcus Institute is finding solutions to the most pressing challenges of aging, including Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, osteoporosis, falls, frailty, and more.

Explore Why We’re Unique
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Harvard Medical School faculty

Meet Our Researchers

The Marcus Institute is home to leading scientists in geriatric research who serve as investigators, mentors, and teachers.

Get to Know Our Team
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Interdisciplinary geriatric research

Areas of Research

The Marcus Institute focuses its research in six primary research areas: brain health, physical health and function, medication, biomarkers and genetics, health care services and policy, and data sciences and technology.

See Our Impact
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Volunteers needed!

Join a Research Study

Are you looking to contribute to the field of knowledge in geriatric research? Volunteers are needed to participate in clinical research trials. You may be compensated.

Learn If You’re Eligible

The Marcus Institute by the Numbers


year founded


increase in the value of our research portfolio from 2010 to 2022

$85 million

total Marcus Institute grant portfolio

Dr. Shivani Sahni of the Marcus Institute for Aging Research in Boston, MA stands at the head of a conference table, presenting to five colleagues who are seated around the table. Behind Dr. Sahni is a screen where a slide with the title Protein & Osteoporosis is being projected.
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Join Our Team

Build a rewarding career in a supportive, results-focused environment. We’re always looking for talented researchers and support staff to join the Marcus Institute.

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