Buffalo News. A University at Buffalo initiative brings together more than a dozen disciplines to research and develop best practices that senior citizens can use to increase their lifespan, healthspan and quality of life.
A preclinical study by researchers in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine has revealed that brief periods of intense physical activity can be safely administered at advanced age and has the potential to reverse frailty.
To meet Western New York’s growing need for quality care for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center has expanded its clinics in Buffalo and Williamsville.
A collaboration between the departments of Medicine and Neurology has been granted status as the Center for Excellence for Alzheimer’s disease in Western New York (CEAD WNY) through a five-year, $2.35 million state grant.
Bruce R. Troen, MD, professor of medicine, is working to address the growing need for quality geriatric care while preparing health care providers, researchers and medical educators for the high-demand field of geriatric medicine.