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JHU OAIC Core Structure
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JHU OAIC Cores
Please click the following sections for information on ongoing research and resources in each of the OAIC Cores:

Leadership and
Administrative Core
Research Career
Development Core

Pilot and Exploratory
Studies Core

Scientific leadership,
organization and infrastructure
to lead and oversee the
frailty-focused activities
of the JHU OAIC.
Research training, infrastructure, salary
support and protected time
to junior faculty who will
become leaders and mentors
in scholarship on frailty.
Cutting-edge pilot and
exploratory studies
that advance the development of
effective prevention and /
or therapies for frailty.

Resource Cores

Resource Core 1:
Biostatistics
Core

Resource Core 2:
Biological
Mechanisms Core

Resource Core 3:
Clinical Translation
and Recruitment Core

Data analytic and
management expertise,
and the development of
new methodologies,
for research on frailty
.
State of the art expertise,
infrastructure, and technology
necessary to forward
biological and etiological
research related to frailty
.
Clinical research training, 
oversight, and support in
developing and implementing
clinical research studies
among frail older adults
.
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OAIC NEWS

Recent JHU OAIC Publications:

"Frailty Assessment Instruments: Systematic Characterization of the Uses and Conexts of Highly-Cited Instruments."

"Frailty, Inflammation, and Mortality Among Persons Aging with HIV Infection and Injection Drug Use"

"Frailty in Older Adults: A Nationally Representative Profile in the United States"

"Frailty: A Tale of Two Concepts" 

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Announcements

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