Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Research in this area focuses on understanding the biological, behavioral, and social determinants of age-related health that can impact physical and cognitive function, chronic conditions, quality of life and mental health. It also explores the etiology, management and prevention of neurodegenerative diseases.
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- Wang Y, Nguyen UDT, Lane NE, Lu N, Wei J, Lei G, Zeng C, Zhang Y. Knee osteoarthritis, potential mediators, and risk of all-cause mortality: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Arthritis Care & Research (Hoboken). 2021:73(4):566-573. doi: 10.1002/acr.24151.