Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is ranked among the nation's best hospitals for geriatric care by U.S. News & World Report.
The J. Paul Sticht Center on Aging and Rehabilitation promotes the health and independence of older adults by fostering multi-disciplinary collaboration in basic and clinical research, research training, professional education and community outreach. These programs bring together the talents of more than 89 faculty members from 22 departments, institutes and centers.
Aging research at Wake Forest Baptist is broad-based and well supported and includes more than 70 federally-funded investigator initiated grants and nine research training awards.
Comprehensive Geriatric Clinical and Research Center
The Sticht Center houses two major affiliate programs:
The Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
The Kulynych Center for Memory and Cognition Research
Intranasal Insulin Therapy for Alzheimer's Disease
Suzanne Craft, PhD, professor of gerontology and geriatric medicine and research director of the J. Paul Sticht Center on Aging, recently received a $7.9 million National Institutes of Health grant to lead a multi-center study investigating the use of intranasal insulin in individuals with mild cognitive impairment or mild Alzheimer's dementia.
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