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Geriatric Neuropsychology LaboratoryNew England Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) Company Profile

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The Geriatric Neuropsychology Laboratory (GNL) is the research component of the New England Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) within the VA Boston Healthcare System.
Our mission is to advance scientific knowledge regarding the medical, psychological and social needs of the older veteran's population.
The GNL has academic affiliations with Harvard Medical School and receives funding from the Department of Veteran's Affairs and the National Institutes of Health.
We have a rich and diverse history of research in Alzheimer's disease, amnesia, aphasia and hemi-spatial neglect. You can look through a selection of publications by lab members here.
Presently, our research focuses on examining neural and cognitive changes in the brain as a result of aging, dementia, or brain damage

Location

Building 1, Floor 11, C-Wing
150 South Huntington Avenue
Boston
Massachusetts
02130
United States of America

Contact

Phone: (857) 364-2946
Fax: (857) 364-4544
Email: wpm@bu.edu


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Smartphone app may help older adults manage serious mental illness and chronic health conditions

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Geriatric Oral and Maxillofacial Dysfunctions in the Context of Geriatric Syndrome.

To propose the application of the concept of geriatric syndrome for common geriatric oral and maxillofacial dysfunctions and to suggest the necessity of developing effective evaluation methods for ora...

Colistin nephrotoxicity in the ICU: Is it different in the geriatric patients?

Most significant side effect of colistin therapy which is used for the treatment of multi-drug resistant Gram-negative infections is nephrotoxicity. Our aim was to investigate the differences of colis...

Challenges in the Management of Geriatric Trauma: A Case Report.

This article describes geriatric trauma and commonly associated difficulties emphasizing both the epidemiology and assessment of geriatric trauma. There is little data guiding decisions for trauma pat...

Subspecialty Training and Certification in Geriatric Psychiatry: A 25-Year Overview.

The Institute of Medicine estimated that by 2030, from 10.1 to 14.4 million Americans aged 65 years or older will have mental health or substance use disorders. This article reviews the history and cu...

The effectiveness of optimised clinical medication reviews for geriatric patients: Opti-Med a cluster randomised controlled trial.

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Geriatric Education and Its Effect on Certain Aspects of Hospital Care of Nursing Home Patients

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Efficacy of an Active Geriatric Evaluation for Geriatric Syndromes to Prevent Functional Decline in Family Medicine

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Cause and Importance of the Age-dependent Sarcopenia

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GEriatric Determinants of Curative RAdiotherapy Scheme Choice for Breast Cancer ELderly Patient Treatment Compliance and Tolerance

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