John Trojanowski, MD, PhD

John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, the William Maul Measey – Truman G. Schnabel, Jr., M.D. Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology in the Department Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, past Director of the Institute on Aging, and one of the foremost pioneers in the field of neuroscience, neuropathology and neurodegenerative diseases, passed away on February 8, 2022 at the age of seventy-five. 

Trojanowski was consistently ranked as one of the “10 most cited neuroscientists in the world,” and was a prolific inventor whose groundbreaking work conducted in close partnership with his wife of over forty years, Virginia Lee, PhD, led to many fruitful industrial R&D collaborations as well as 18 US issued patents at Penn.

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