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OAIC-Suppoted Junior Faculty:

 07/01/2012-06/30/2013 (Year 10)

  • Dobrosielski, Devon: “Effects of a Lifestyle Intervention in Older Adults with Sleep Apnea
  • Kalyani, Rita: "Hyperglycemia, Muscle Loss, and Frailty" (received K award)
  • Pustavoitau, Aliaksei: “A Prospective Cohort Study Evaluating the Use of p16INK4a Transcriptional Factor Level as a Marker of Molecular Age and Predictor of Perioperative Outcomes”

07/01/2011-06/30/2012 (Year 9)

  • Dobrosielski, Devon: “Effects of a Lifestyle Intervention in Older Adults with Sleep Apnea
  • Kalyani, Rita: "Hyperglycemia, Muscle Loss, and Frailty"
  • Pustavoitau, Aliaksei: “A Prospective Cohort Study Evaluating the Use of p16INK4a Transcriptional Factor Level as a Marker of Molecular Age and Predictor of Perioperative Outcomes”

07/01/2010-06/30/2011 (Year 8)

  • Abadir, Peter : “Age Related Change in Angiotensin Receptors and Its Contribution to Chronic Inflammation” (received K23 award)
  • Dobrosielski, Devon: “Effects of a Lifestyle Intervention in Older Adults with Sleep Apnea
  • Lin, Frank: “Hearing Loss and Frailty" (received K23 award)
  • Pustavoitau, Aliaksei: “A Prospective Cohort Study Evaluating the Use of p16INK4a Transcriptional Factor Level as a Marker of Molecular Age and Predictor of Perioperative Outcomes”
  • Roy, Cindy : “Mechanisms of anemia associated with chronic inflammation and aging in mice”
  • Wang, George: “Long-term maintenance of viral T-cell immunity and T-cell repertoire diversity in the aging immune system"  (received K23 award)

07/01/2009-06/30/2010 (Year 7)

  • Roy, Cindy : “Mechanisms of anemia associated with chronic inflammation and aging in mice”
  • Tan, Erwin: “Effect of the Baltimore Experience Corps Study on Walking Activity and the Characteristics of Walking”
  • Wang, George: “Potential targets along the pathophysiologic pathway of frailty amenable to preventive and therapeutic interventions"

07/01/2008-06/30/2009 (Year 6)

  • Roy, Cindy : “Mechanisms of anemia associated with chronic inflammation and aging in mice”
  • Tan, Erwin: “Effect of the Baltimore Experience Corps Study on Walking Activity and the Characteristics of Walking”
  • Wang, George: “Potential targets along the pathophysiologic pathway of frailty amenable to preventive and therapeutic interventions"

06/01/2007-05/31/2008 (Year 5)

  • Makary, Martin: “Frailty Syndrome in Surgical Patients”
  • Polotsky, Vsevolod: “Effect of Chronic Intermittent Hypoxia on Frailty”
  • Seplaki, Chris: “Expanding the scope of frailty research: modeling multiple physiological systems, delineation among alternative frameworks, and the social context of frailty” (received K award)
  • Varadhan, Ravi: “Identifying frailty using non-invasively measured dynamic physiological signals”
  • Weiss, Carlos: “The Relationship between Frailty and Basal Metabolic Rate”

06/01/2006-05/31/2007 (Year 4)

  • Crentsil, Victor: “L-carnitine deficiency and the development of frailty and disability in   older adults”
  • Makary, Martin: “Frailty Syndrome in Surgical Patients”
  • Seplaki, Chris: “Expanding the scope of frailty research: modeling multiple physiological systems, delineation among alternative frameworks, and the social context of frailty”
  • Weiss, Carlos: “The Relationship between Frailty and Basal Metabolic Rate”

06/01/2005-05/31/2006 (Year 3)

  • Boyd, Cynthia: “Characterization of functional decline and recovery after hospitalization”
  • Carlson, Michelle: “Characterize cognitive reserve by examining with-cognitive-tests performance decays over time”
  • Leng, Sean: “Contributions of serum IL-6 level and total/differential WBC to frailty and mortality”
  • Yuh, David: “Impact of Frailty on Outcomes in Older Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery”
06/01/2004-05/31/2005 (Year 2)
  • Boyd, Cynthia: “Characterization of functional decline and recovery after hospitalization”
  • Carlson, Michelle: “Characterize cognitive reserve by examining with-cognitive-tests performance decays over time”
  • Chaves, Paulo: “Heart Rate (HR) Variability and Complexity and Frailty Status in Older Women”
  • Leng, Sean: “Contributions of serum IL-6 level and total/differential WBC to frailty and mortality”
  • Yuh, David: “Impact of Frailty on Outcomes in Older Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery”

06/01/2003-05/31/2004 (Year 1)

  • Boyd, Cynthia: “Characterization of functional decline and recovery after hospitalization”
  • Carlson, Michelle: “Characterize cognitive reserve by examining with-cognitive-tests performance decays over time”
  • Chaves, Paulo: “Heart Rate (HR) Variability and Complexity and Frailty Status in Older Women”
  • Leng, Sean: “Contributions of serum IL-6 level and total/differential WBC to frailty and mortality”
  • Yuh, David: “Impact of Frailty on Outcomes in Older Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery”
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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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