Research in Geriatrics and Gerontology

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    Laarbeeklaan 101

    1090 Jette


Organisation profile

Organisation profile

To bring together the expertise of the participating departments (for VUB: GERO, Geriatrics department UZ Brussel, FRIA; for UGent: Geriatrics department, UZ Gent) and to elaborate multicenter trials in order to improve the eligibility for (major) external research funding, stimulate joined PhD's, realize high-impact publications. To organize inter-institutional and inter-departmental mini-symposia regarding research topics, To expand the existing research team in order to allow for 'spearhead-like' research in Gerontology and Geriatrics. To allow inter-institutional promotorship for Master's thesis's of students at both institutions. To create common geriatric assessment and treatment protocols at UZBrussel and UZGent, thus facilitating multicenter trials.


  • geriatrics
  • inflammation
  • frailty
  • gerontology
  • sarcopenia
  • aging


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