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Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)

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Research Foci

The Research Foci of Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers

The Research Foci of VA's Geriatric, Education, and Clinical Centers

  • Ann Arbor GRECC
    • Pathogenesis of age-related neurodegenerative disease.
    • Infectious diseases in long term care.
    • Gait and balance in the elderly.
  • Baltimore GRECC
    • Reduction of risk factors for cerebro- and cardiovascular disease in older adults.
    • Post-stroke neuromuscular rehab/regeneration
    • Lipemic and glycemic controls in the older adults.
  • Birmingham/Atlanta GRECC
    • Incontinence in the elderly.
    • Mobility in older adults.
    • End of life care.
  • Bronx/NY Harbor GRECC
    • Health services utilization older adults.
    • Models of non-institutional extended care.
    • End of life care.
    • Rural health geriatric education strategies.
  • Cleveland GRECC
    • Infectious diseases in the elderly.
    • Inpatient behavioral management strategies.
  • Durham GRECC
    • Osteoporosis management.
    • Viral disease in the geriatrics.
    • Polypharmacy in older adults.
    • Benefits of fitness in advanced age and strategies for promoting it.
  • Eastern Colorado GRECC
    • Obesity in older adults
    • Gender differences in geriatric care.
    • Rural Health.
  • Gainesville GRECC
    • Endocrinological contols in aging.
    • Patient Safety.
  • Greater LA GRECC
    • Preventive approaches to dementia.
    • Sleep in older adults.
    • Geriatric models of care.
  • Little Rock GRECC
    • Activities for institutionalized older adults.
    • Rural Health.
    • Substance abuse in older adults.
  • Madison GRECC
    • Dementia Epidemiology and Neuropathology.
    • Swallowing Disorders.
    • Transitions in Care.
  • Miami GRECC
    • Bone and cartilage metabolism, diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors.
    • Simulation strategies for teaching geriatric care
  • Minneapolis GRECC
    • Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease.
    • Models of dementia outpatient care.
  • New England GRECC
    • Pathogenesis and models of institutional care of dementia.
    • Delirium surveillance and prevention.
    • Geriatric challenges in rehabilitation.
  • Palo Alto GRECC
    • Biomarkers of dementia.
    • Natural Language processing of electronic health records.
    • Bone and joint disease in older adults.
  • Pittsburgh GRECC
    • Pathogenesis of stroke in the elderly.
    • Speech rehabilitation post-stroke.
    • Cardiac disease and function in older adults.
  • Puget Sound GRECC
    • Genetic and glycemic basis and correlates of dementia.
    • Pharmacodynamics and drug biotransport in older adults.
    • Advanced Care Planning.
    • Androgeny.
  • Salt Lake City GRECC
    • Vascular dynamic changes in advanced age.
    • Metadata analysis in geriatrics.
    • Glycemic determinants of dementia onset.
    • TeleHealth applications for rural geriatrics.
  • San Antonio GRECC
    • Glycemic control in advanced age.
    • Dementia Pathogenesis.
  • Tennessee Valley GRECC
    • Outcomes and implementation research in geriatrics.
    • Delirium assessment and management in critical care.
    • Epidemiology of geriatric diseases.