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A research center within the

The Mongan Institute

Welcome to the Center for Aging and Serious Illness (CASI)

Improving outcomes in aging & serious illness

The Center for Aging and Serious Illness (CASI) at Massachusetts General Hospital aims to improve the well-being of older adults and enhance the lived experience of those with advanced illnesses. CASI aims to do this by creating a pipeline of strong investigators, convening investigators in the conduct of applied clinical studies, and supporting a robust research community.



(1) Conduct research that will engage aging populations in research

(2) Illuminate how to provide effective care for serious illnesses

(3) Augment well-being for older adults and their care partners

About CASI

CASI's Objectives


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