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The study of frailty has grown exponentially over the past 20 years, and our understanding of the causes of and treatments for frailty continue to evolve. Below you will find resources for learning more about frailty and how to detect frailty.  Links to important societies and foundations that support the study of frailty, and many areas of aging-related research, are also provided. 

Biology of Healthy Aging meeting at Johns Hopkins University.
Research leadership meeting in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at Johns Hopkins University

    News/Opportunities and Events:

    Resources For Assessing Frailty:

    Hopkins Frailty Assessment Calculator:

    Frailty & Multisystem Dysregulation Working Group:

    • This working group meets twice monthly to engage in scientific discussion, project planning, manuscript development, and funding strategies related to frailty science. Researchers and clinicians from multiple disciplines at Johns Hopkins and beyond convene to envision, develop, and advance research. Please contact us for more information.

    Featured Videos & Seminars:

    Dr. Jeremy Walston and Dr. Karen Bandeen-Roche, Frailty Science’s co-PIs, joined other influential researchers and thought leaders around the world in aging and frailty to create an 11-month Frailty Seminar Series that started in September, 2021.


    The Frailty Seminar Series is sponsored by the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) VA Program, and the lead organizer is Dr. Jorge Ruiz from the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Miami School of Medicine. 


    Here are the remaining seminars to be presented:

    • June 8: Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease and Frailty, Cristina Alonso-Bouzón, MD, PhD, Hospital Universitario de Getafe, Spain
    • July 13: Osteosarcopenia and Frailty, Gustavo Duque, MD, PhD, Melbourne Medical School, Australia

    All seminars are on 2nd Wednesdays of the month from Noon to 1pm ET.  


    Register for one session or all of the remaining Frailty Seminar Series meetings here!  


    Below are links to recordings of past seminars:

    Featured Videos: