Research

The Division of Geriatric Medicine is the core member of the GERAS Centre for Aging Research. The GERAS Centre for Aging Research is part of McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences. Our mission is to make life better for older adults by bringing the best research to the frontlines of care as quickly as possible. Our primary research focus is to lead in research and innovation in the Geriatric 5Ms: mind, mobility, medications, multi-complexity by building a framework of what matters most for older adults. We are leaders in research, innovation and learning for the benefit of our community and the world.
We are at the forefront of several innovative research initiatives focused on maximizing the resilience of vulnerable older adults. With our rapidly aging population, and with more people living with chronic disease, our work has never been more important. We have been working hard towards our goal to enable people to age with dignity and independence.

Our strategic goals are to: 

  1. Lead in geriatric research, innovation and learning for the benefit of the community and beyond;
  2. Create therapeutic programs tailored to meet the needs of our older adults; 
  3. Empower older adults and their families through information and solutions for everyday living.
 
Research Awards - 2019/2020
Most Relevant Publications- 2019/2020


Our Research in the News