Geriatrics & Gerontology International

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Edited By: Kentaro Shimokado

Impact Factor: 2.188

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 8/32 (Gerontology); 26/50 (Geriatrics & Gerontology)

Online ISSN: 1447-0594

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GGI Moving Online-Only

Starting in January 2015, Geriatrics & Gerontology International will be an online-only publication. Subscribers and members will no longer receive printed issues of the journal but can continue to access the online journal at The journal will also be transitioning to a monthly publication in 2015.

GGI’s online publication comes with user-friendly features including:
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      • Read Cube for enhanced PDF viewing,
       printing, and pay-per-view
      • E-alert emails linking readers directly to
       the latest articles posted online

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Special Issues -Free Online-

Current Progress in Comprehensive Care and Research on Memory Disorders in Japan
Guest Editors: Kenji Toba and Takashi Sakurai
Japanese introductionalso available

Sarcopenia in Asia
Guest Editors: Masahiro Akishita, Hidenori Arai, Liang-Kung Chen
Japanese introduction also available

The Japanese Elderly Diabetes Intervention Trial (J-EDIT)
Guest Editor: Hideki Ito
Japanese introduction also available

Novartis Foundation for Gerontological Research Awards

We are please to present the following articles which received the Novartis Foundation for Gerontological Research Awards

Optineurin and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Hirofumi Maruyama and Hideshi Kawakami

Effect of angiotensin II type 2 receptor on stroke, cognitive impairment and neurodegenerative diseases
Masaki Mogi and Masatsugu Horiuchi

Structure-oriented review of 14-3-3 protein isoforms in geriatric neuroscience
Takahiko Umahara, Toshiki Uchihara, et al.

Vitamin A and Alzheimer's disease
Kenjiro Ono and Masahito Yamada

Cardiovascular protection afforded by caloric restriction: Essential role of nitric oxide synthase
Ken Shinmura