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Aging and Health


Biological Mechanisms Core (Resource Core 2)
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Past and Current Projects
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Available Resources

  • Genetic Epidemiology
  • Genotyping Services (multiple platforms)
  • Study Design
  • Assay Development
  • Mouse Model Development
  • Analytical Software
Please contact the core leadership for additional information. 
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Investigators from the JHU OAIC have recently published the following articles:

Drs. Jeremy Walston and Karen Bandeen-Roche, "Frailty: A Tale of Two Concepts," in the journal, BMC Medicine

Dr. Bandeen-Roche and colleagues, "Frailty in Older Adults: A Nationally Representative Profile in the United States" in the Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences (PubMed) (Press Release)

Dr. Damani Piggott and colleagues, "Frailty, Inflammation, and Mortality Among Persons Aging with HIV Infection and Injection Drug Use" in the Journals of GerontologyP Medical Sciences


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Please click here for more information about the online Frailty Assessment Tool.

The JHU OAIC is currently accepting proposals for research funding though its Pilot/Exploratory Studies Core, Biostatistics Core, and Biological Mechanisms Core.  Applications are due by July 10, 2015.

Please click here to learn about our Pepper Scholars Program, a monthly collaborative initiative for investigators interested in ongoing aging and frailty research at the Johns Hopkins OAIC.

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