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Nationally-recognized research programs with a commitment to advancing the care of older adults.
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Award-winning, innovative curriculum with hands-on training in every clinical setting.
Physicians specializing in the care of older adults, geriatricians are trained to differentiate treatable diseases from untreatable changes of aging.
Pitt lands $14.3 million for research linking dementia and cardiovascular disease
Funded by the WoodNext Foundation, researchers will use an interdisciplinary approach to uncover the causes of two of the most costly and deadly illnesses in the U.S.
Anne Newman, MD, MPH, named UPMC Chair in Geroscience
A Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine, this appointment will support Dr. Newman in her role as Clinical Director of the Aging Institute where she is engaged early stage clinical trials that address the biology of aging.
Aging Institute researcher Aditi Gurkar, PhD, uncovers the link between age-associated DNA damage and weight loss
An Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dr. Gurkar and colleagues have recently published their findings in Science Advances showing how DNA damage in C. elegans worms rewires cellular metabolism to break down fat deposits.
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