Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Walter Frontera, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Member

Contact Info

Phone
(615) 320-7600

Email
walter.frontera@vanderbilt.edu

Address
2201 Children's Way
Suite 1014

Walter Frontera, M.D., Ph.D.

Overview

Description of research program and its relevance to the Center's mission:
My research interest is understanding the basic mechanisms that underlie skeletal muscle dysfunction in elderly men and women. Specifically, I am interested in abnormalities associated with sarcopenia. An extension of my research is the use of exercise to slow down and rehabilitate muscle dysfunction in elderly.

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