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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

Dr. Reyhan Westbrook, OAIC Postdoctoral Fellow, awarded 1st prize at the 7th Annual Research on Aging Showcase in the Bloomberg School of Public Health (More)

OAIC-led symposium presented at the 2014 International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research in Barcelona (More)

OAIC Investigators identify multiple genetic loci significantly associated with inflammatory markers in older adults (More)

Dr. Walston receives 2013 Glenn Award for Research in Biological Mechanisms of Aging (More)

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Announcements

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

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

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