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Affiliated Programs

Aging Brain Clinic - Learn More

VA Salt Lake City Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC) - Learn More

The Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC) at the Salt Lake City VA Hospital maintains a large staff of over 17 M.D. and Ph.D. investigators and clinicians, and oversees the comprehensive geriatric evaluation clinic, a comprehensive interdisciplinary assessment service focusing on geriatric health maintenance and cognitive disorders. The GRECC also medically directs the Hospital Based Home Care Unit at the VA Hospital, as well as the Interdisciplinary Team Teaching Program.

Utah Vascular Research Laboratory (UVRL) - Learn More

Studies the link between vascular blood flow and skeletal muscle function. Recent studies have focused on the role of oxidative stress in the regulation of skeletal muscle metabolism and vascular control with healthy aging, as well as is disease states such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heat failure. 

Translational Vascular Physiology Laboratory (TVP) - Learn More

Studies the cellular and lolecular etiology of changes in vascular function in both aging and age-related vascular diseases in human and animal arteries and associated cell types. 

University of Utah Center on Aging - Learn More

The Center on Aging provides the focal point uniting aging-related research, education, and clinical programs at the University of Utah. By linking its faculty and programs, the Center synergizes the growth and progress of interdisciplinary research to help people lead longer and more fulfilling lives and supports the development of multidisciplinary clinical and training programs.

Hospital Elder Life Program - Learn More

The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) provides care for older patients who are hospitalized. The program's goals are to prevent cognitive and functional decline for older patients during their stay in the hospital. The program is run by volunteers at the University Hospital. This program is also nationwide