Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft

Hospital Universitario Ramon y Cajal, Spain

Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft is a specialist in geriatric medicin and gerontology and director of the geriatric unit of the Hospital Universitario Ramon y Cajal, (Madrid, Spain). Dr. Cruz-Jentoft also serves as a representative of Spain on the board of the International Association of Geriatrics and Gerontology (IAGG). He has authored two books and edited or co-authored more than 60 medical textbooks, authored or co-authored more than 70 articles published in Spanish and internationally peer-reviewed journals. Recent research areas include Alzheimer’s disease, BPSD, orthogeriatrics, medical decision-making, nutrition, appropriateness of drug use in older subjects, sarcopenia and thrombosis. He has acted as the principle investigator in many multicentre international phase III trials in Alzheimer’s disease among others.

Biography Updated on 25 September 2011

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