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

11:21 EDT 22nd September 2018 | BioPortfolio

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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Challenges slow geriatric clinical trials but possible solutions present: Bioclinica

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How geriatric assessments could improve cancer care for older patients

The American Society of Clinical Oncology is recommending that all patients age 65 and older receive a geriatric assessment when considering or undergoing chemotherapy.

Geriatric Assessments Could Fine-Tune Cancer Care For Older Adults

The American Society of Clinical Oncology issued a new guideline that recommends adults 65 and older receive a geriatric assessment when considering or undergoing chemotherapy.

Three-tier Accreditation Process for Geriatric EDs is on the Launch Pad

In recognition of the fact that older adults present unique care needs, ACEP has taken a leading role in a new effort to provide Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation to EDs that meet the stand...

David Oliver: “Why did they put her on a geriatric ward?”

Geriatricians sometimes field formal complaints and informal calls for concern. Patients’ families can be unhappy that their loved one has been admitted or transferred to a geriatric medicine ward,....

Geriatric Assessment Summaries May Benefit Oncologists

John SchieszerJun 1, 2018The use of geriatric assessment in routine care of older patients with advanced cancer may significantly improve doctor-patient communication.

Geriatric Diabetes Care: Missed Opportunities to Avoid Harm

How do primary care physicians tailor treatment for geriatric patients with diabetes? This study examined the impact of certain patient characteristics on their decision making. Journal of the Ameri...

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Multidisciplinary development of the Geriatric Core Dataset for clinical research in older patients with cancer: A French initiative with international survey.

To define a core set of geriatric data to be methodically collected in clinical cancer trials of older adults, enabling comparison across trials.

Adherence to geriatric assessment-based recommendations in older patients with cancer: a multicenter prospective cohort study in Belgium.

In the general older population, geriatric assessment (GA)-guided treatment plans can improve overall survival, quality of life and functional status (FS). In GA-related research in geriatric oncology...

How Common-and How Serious- Is Clostridium difficile Colitis After Geriatric Hip Fracture? Findings from the NSQIP Dataset.

Patients with geriatric hip fractures may be at increased risk for postoperative Clostridium difficile colitis, which can cause severe morbidity and can influence hospital quality metrics. However, to...

Evaluation of the Impact of a senior mentor program on medical students' geriatric knowledge and attitudes toward older adults.

Medical schools throughout the country struggle with how best to train students to provide quality, patient-centered care to the burgeoning population of older adults. The Senior Sages Program (SSP) i...

Knee extension strength measurements should be considered as part of the comprehensive geriatric assessment.

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

Nursing home patients admitted to the hospital pose a significant challenge for health care providers. Geriatric teaching pays particular attention to these admissions and related problems...

Incidence of Geriatric Syndromes Overlap

The overlap of depression and delirium as geriatric syndromes present in elderly patients with hospital admission due to hip fracture has been previously studied. Nevertheless, the relatio...

Geriatric-CO-mAnagement for Cardiology Patients in the Hospital

The primary objective of the evaluation study is to determine if geriatric co-management is superior to standard of care in preventing functional decline in older patients admitted for acu...

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

This study aims to test the efficacy of a comprehensive assessment and management tool (AGE: Active Geriatric Evaluation) for geriatric syndromes to prevent functional decline in elderly p...

The Pharmacist in the Acute Geriatric Inpatient Treatment Team

This trial investigates the effects of a comprehensive pharmaceutical assessment in an acute care geriatric hospital on the number of hospital readmissions and patient's days spent at home...

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