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BMC Geriatrics: highlights of 2018

As global populations age, new questions and challenges arise in geriatric care. BMC Geriatrics publishes important research addressing these topics, from exercise and sleep to screening for frailty and overall health, and more. Here are some of our most interesting papers from 2018.


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Aims and scope

BMC Geriatrics is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in all aspects of the health and healthcare of older people, including the effects of healthcare systems and policies. The journal also welcomes research focused on the aging process, including cellular, genetic, and physiological processes and cognitive modifications.


Section Editors

  • Ian Cameron, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Kee-Lee Chou, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
  • Danan Gu, United Nations, USA
  • Koen Milisen, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • John Tower, University of Southern California, USA
  • Pieter Jelle Visser, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Netherlands

Danan Gu, Section Editor

Danan Gu earned a Ph.D. degree in demography in Peking University in 2001. He works at the United Nations Population Division since 2009. He is Section Editor of BMC Geriatrics since 2012.

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