Research in the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology aims to better understand the pathobiology of age-associated diseases, reduce the cost and burden of illness and enhance the quality of life of older adults. Several of our programs on Alzheimer's disease and health services research are internationally renowned.
Our work is supported by numerous federal grants and a long-standing partnership with the William S. Middleton Veterans Hospital Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC). More about our department’s research environment.
And if you're a trainee, learn more about Biology of Aging and Age-Related Diseases, our T32-funded research training program.
Get to know our research programs below.
Asthana: Psychopharmacology and Neuroendocrinology in Alzheimer's Disease
Bendlin: Brain and Cognitive Changes in Normal and Pathological Aging
Betthauser: The Time Course of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders
Clark: Early Detection and Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Johnson: Early Detection and Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders
Williams: Health Factors and Brain Aging