The Journal of Gerontology: MEDICAL SCIENCES The Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences publishes articles representing the full range of medical sciences pertaining to aging. Appropriate areas include, but are not limited to, basic medical sciences, clinical epidemiology, clinical research, and health services research from professions such as medicine, dentistry, allied health sciences, and nursing. Anne B. Newman, MD, MPH, Editor-in-Chief* Stephanie Studenski, MD, MPH, Co-Deputy Editor Jay Magaziner, PhD, Co-Deputy Editor* University of Pittsburgh Department of Epidemiology and Public Health National Institute on Aging/Harbor Hospital Department of Epidemiology 3001 S. Hanover Street Howard Hall, Suite 200 Graduate School of Public Health 660 West Redwood Street Baltimore, MD 21225 130 DeSoto Street E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Baltimore, MD 21201 A327 Crabtree Hall E-mail: email@example.com Mark Espeland, PhD, Statistical Editor Pittsburgh, PA 15261 Wake Forest School of Medicine E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org GSA PUBLICATIONS DEPARTMENT Kathleen Jackson, Managing Editor E-mail: email@example.com ASSOCIATE EDITORS Neil B. Alexander, MD Matteo Cesari, MD, PhD Jeffrey Hausdorff, PhD* David Le Couteur, MD, PhD Tel Aviv Medical Center and Tel Aviv VA Ann Arbor Health Care System GRECC, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de University of Sydney, Australia University, Tel Aviv, Israel University of Michigan Toulouse, Toulouse, France Caterina Rosano, MD, PhD Gregory Hicks, PhD, PT Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD* University of Pittsburgh, Graduate Nir Barzilai, MD University of Delaware National Institute on Aging School of Public Health Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Roee Holzer, PhD Yale University Roger Fielding, PhD* Eleanor Simonsick, PhD Yeshiva University and Albert Einstein Tufts University National Institute on Aging Shehzad Basaria, MD College of Medicine Harvard Medical School/Brigham and James Goodwin, MD* Stefano Volpato, MD, MPH* Stephen Kritchevsky, PhD* Women’s Hospital University of Texas Medical Branch Wake Forest School of Medicine University of Ferrara, Italy EDITORIAL BOARD Heather Allore, PhD* Thomas M. Gill, MD* Manuel Montero-Odasso, MD, PhD Sari Stenholm, PhD Yale University Yale University School of Medicine The University of Western Ontario, London, University of Turku, Finland Ontario, Canada Bret H. Goodpaster, PhD Ali Ahmed, MD, MPH* Andreas E. Stuck, MD* Florida Hospital Joanne Murabito, MD, ScM Washington DC VA Medical Center and University of Bern, Switzerland Translational Research Institute for Boston University School of Medicine George Washington University Metabolism and Diabetes Dennis Taaffe, PhD, DSc, MPH Neelesh K. Nadkarni, MD, PhD, FRCPC Jose Alberto Avila-Funes, MD, PhD Jack M. Guralnik, MD, PhD* Edith Cowan University, Australia University of Pittsburgh National Institute of Medical Sciences University of Maryland School of Medicine Michelle C. Odden, PhD* Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., PhD* and Nutrition Salvadore Zubirán, Joseph T. Hanlon, PharmD, MS* Oregon State University, School of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Mexico City, Mexico University of Pittsburgh Biological and Health Studies Public Health Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD Tamara Harris, MD, MS* Graziano Onder, MD, PhD Bruno Vellas, MD, PhD Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of National Institute on Aging Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, University Hospital Centre, La Grave, Public Health Denise K. Houston, PhD, RD* Rome, Italy Wake Forest School of Medicine Toulouse, France Roberto Bernabei, MD Marco Pahor, MD Arti Hurria, MD Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy University of Florida Joe Verghese, MBBS, MS City of Hope Albert Einstein School of Medicine Jennifer S. Brach, PhD Thomas T. Perls, MD, MPH* Robert L. Kane, MD* Boston University School of Medicine University of Pittsburgh Dennis T. Villareal, MD* University of Minnesota School of Taina Rantanen, PhD Michelle Carlson, PhD* Baylor College of Medicine/Michael E. Public Health University of Jyvaskyla, Finland Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of DeBakey VA Medical Center Sean Xiao Leng, MD, PhD* Barbara Resnick, PhD* Public Health Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Jeremy Walston, MD* University of Maryland School of Nursing Peggy Cawthon, PhD, MPH Frank Lin, MD, PhD Johns Hopkins Geriatric Center Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH* Johns Hopkins University California Pacific Medical Center, Research Heather Whitson, MD University of California, San Francisco Institute, and University of California, Stephen Lord, PhD Duke University Laurence Z. Rubenstein, MD, MPH* University of New South Wales, Australia San Francisco University of Oklahoma and University of Bradley J. Willcox, MD, MSc* Todd Manini, PhD* David Clark, ScD California, Los Angeles University of Florida Pacific Health Research Institute Brain Rehabilitation Center, North Florida/ Catherine Sarkisian, MD Ed Marcantonio, MD, SM B. Gwen Windham, MD MHS South Georgia Veterans Health System, and David Geffen School of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, University of Florida University of Mississippi Medical Center University of California Los Angeles and Harvard Medical School, Boston Memory Impairment Rachel Cooper, PhD VA Greater Los Angeles Anthony Marsh, PhD* and Neurodegenerative Dementia Medical Research Council Unit for Lifelong Healthcare System Wake Forest University Health and Ageing, University College, Jennifer Schrack, PhD (MIND) Center Mary McGrae McDermott, MD London, United Kingdom Johns Hopkins University School of Northwestern University Feinberg Jennifer L. Wolff, PhD Public Health School of Medicine Mauro Di Bari, MD, PhD Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg Cornel Sieber, MD David Melzer, PhD* University of Florence, Italy School of Public Health Friedrich-Alexander-University University of Exeter Medical School, Xinqi Dong, MD, MPH* Bu Yeap, MBBS, PhD United Kingdom Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany Rush University Medical Center School of Medicine, University of Western Adam Spira, PhD* Graydon Meneilly, MD* Australia, and Fiona Stanley Hospital, Daniel Forman, MD Johns Hopkins University School of University of British Columbia, University of Pittsburgh Vancouver, Canada Public Health Perth, Western Australia, Australia PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE Noah J. Webster, PhD, Chair Margie E. Lachman, PhD, Chair-Elect* University of Michigan Brandeis University Debra Bakerjian, MSN, PhD, RN* Rafael de Cabo, PhD Tony Kuo, MD, MSHS Miriam S. Rose, M.Ed. National Institute on Aging University of California, Los Angeles University of California, Davis, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging Tamas Fulop, MD, PhD* Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Anne B. Newman, MD, MPH* Laura P. Sands, PhD* Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada University of Pittsburgh Center for Anthony Bardo, PhD Virginia Polytechnic Institute and Victoria Gibbs, PhD Healthy Aging Duke University State University University of Alabama at Birmingham Kelly Niles-Yokum, PhD, MPA J. Scott Brown, PhD* Judith L. Howe, PhD, DSW* Gregory C. Smith, PhD* University of La Verne Mount Sinai School of Medicine Miami University Kent State University Steven J. Prior, PhD Robert B. Hudson, PhD* Melissa Cannon, PhD Panayiotis Tsitouras, MD* University of Maryland School of Boston University University of Western Oregon Medicine University of Oklahoma Bob G. Knight, PhD* Deborah Carr, PhD* University of Southern Queensland, Rachel A. Pruchno, PhD* Boston University Australia Rowan University *Fellow of The Gerontological Society of America. OUP PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT Adrianne Loggins, Senior Production Editor INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS: Refer to the Instructions to Authors page online www.geron.org/seriesa.
The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biomedical Sciences and Medical Sciences – Oxford University Press
Published: Oct 12, 2017
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