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The Latest Updates from Frailty Science

Whether you are a researcher, clinician, student, policy maker, advocate, older adult, or caregiver—we hope you will find something interesting or useful on our site. We aim to provide a gateway to information for those seeking to learn more about frailty, vulnerability and resiliency in older adults. Below are the latest updates to the site.  Please visit for state-of-the-art information on frailty-related science and how it might impact health and wellness for older adults.

Jeremy Walston, MD
Raymond and Anna Lublin Professor of Geriatric Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Older Americans Independence Center

The recently funded Johns Hopkins Artificial Intelligence and Technology Collaboratory for Aging Research (JH AITC; website) seeks to improve the health and well-being of older adults through novel uses of artificial intelligence and new technologies. Combatting frailty and its outcomes are important aims of this Collaboratory.  Continue Reading


News & Announcements

Frailty Research Library: Did you know that is home to a curated library of publications on frailty research? The Frailty Research Library contains selected publications organized by research topics that include: Conceptual Models, Overviews of frailty research, Methodology, Biology, Epidemiology, Interventions, and Resiliency. Please visit the online library here: Please contact us if you have a recommended article! 
Upcoming Conference: 12th annual International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research will take place in Boston, MA and online from April 20-22, 2022. Please visit for information on the meeting program and registration options.

Upcoming Events Featuring Frailty Science Frailty Fighters
Please join us for these upcoming events:

Monday, March 7 at 3:30 pm ET
Please join the Center on Aging & Health Scientific Seminar to hear from Alden L. Gross, PhD, Associate Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Core Faculty at the Center on Aging & Health and Frailty Science website content contributor.  The title of his presentation is “Measurement and Structure of Cognition across the world: Statistical harmonization of the HCAP studies”.  If you are in Baltimore, in-person attendance with social distancing and masking is encouraged. Otherwise, you may also attend via zoom; if that is your preference for whatever reason, please register at:

On Tuesday, April 19, at 1 pm ET, Clin-STAR will host a webinar featuring four Frailty Fighters associated with our team: Abdulla A. Damluji MD PhD; Jeremy D. Walston, MD; Megan J. Huisingh Scheetz, MD; and Mara McAdams DeMarco, PhD.  They join esteemed frailty science colleagues Jennifer Lai, MD, MBA, and Sara E Espinoza, MD, MSc, to present “Applying Frailty Research to the Clinical World: Four Case Studies.”  Specialties will include geriatric medicine, palliative care, cardiology, gastroenterology, and nephrology. For more information and to register, visit:

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