The Bergen Geriatric Research Group / Bergen's Oldest

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Welcome to the Bergen Research Group in Geriatric Medicine

Department of Clinical Science
Haraldsplass Diakonale Sykehus
Postboks 6165
Postterminal 5892 Bergen

The group leader is Professor Anette Hylen Ranhoff

The Bergen Research Group in Geriatric Medicine collaborates with the Kavli Foundation for Geriatric Research, and has a large national and international scientific network. The research activity is diverse, spanning from physical activity and sarcopenia in ageing unto cardiac diseases. 

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New article in Plos One

Sarcopenia is a relevant prognostic marker after hip fractures! A recent publication by the Bergen Research Group in Geriatric Medicine revealed that sarcopenia is possible to measure in acute hip fractures patients

Lancet article
Anette Hylen Ranhoff

Publication in Lancet

What is the best treatment for older adults with NSTEMI or acute angina? This is the research question professor Anette Hylen Ranhoff from the Bergen Geriatric Research Group and collaborators from the University of Oslo sought to answer in a recent study published in the Lancet.

CSF biomakers in Parkinsons Disease

Association between CSF biomarkers and cognitive function in early untreated Parkinsons disease

Is there an relationship between CSF biomarkers and mild cognitive impairment in early untreated Parkinsons Disease?

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No certain way of measuring muscle mass bedside

Ole Martin Steihaug and collaborators recently published an article in The jounal of Nutrition, Health and Aging adressing the methodological challenges regarding measurements of muscle mass in older individuals.

Map and publications BOLD