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George Kuchel, MD

Professor of Medicine, UConn Center on Aging, University of Connecticut

George A. Kuchel holds the Travelers Chair in Geriatrics and Gerontology, and serves as Director of the UConn Center on Aging in Farmington, CT.


Dr. Kuchel’s research has focused on efforts to discover and test interventions designed to enhance function and independence in older adults by targeting heterogeneity in aging-related declines involving host defense, mobility, cognition and bladder control.


Dr. Kuchel leads the NIA Claude D Pepper Older Americans Independence Center at UConn. He is also MPI of the NIA Translational Geroscience Network, the NIA Geroscience Education and Training (GET) Network and the KAPP-Sen Cellular Senescence Tissue Mapping Collaborative.