George C Wang
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- Thyroid autoantibodies are associated with a reduced prevalence of frailty in community-dwelling older womenGeorge C Wang
Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5505 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:1161-8. 2010..These trends were not observed with antinuclear antibodies. Conclusion: Independent of thyroid function status, community-dwelling older women who are seropositive for TgAbs and TPOAbs are less likely to be frail than seronegative women...
- T cell receptor αβ diversity inversely correlates with pathogen-specific antibody levels in human cytomegalovirus infectionGeorge C Wang
Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Biology of Healthy Aging Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5505 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
Sci Transl Med 4:128ra42. 2012....
- Cytomegalovirus infection and the risk of mortality and frailty in older women: a prospective observational cohort studyGeorge C Wang
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
Am J Epidemiol 171:1144-52. 2010..79, 95% confidence interval: 1.22, 6.40). Better understanding of the long-term clinical consequences of CMV infection in immunocompetent humans is needed to guide public health efforts for this widely prevalent infection...
- T-lymphocytes expressing CC chemokine receptor-5 are increased in frail older adultsUmberto De Fanis
Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:904-8. 2008..To evaluate the frequencies of T-lymphocytes expressing CC chemokine receptor-5 (CCR5(+) T-cells) and their relationship with frailty in older adults...