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Bruce                          Troen

Bruce R. Troen MD

Department of Medicine

Professor of Medicine & Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus

Geriatric Medicine

 

Education and Training:
  • Clinical Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, Geriatrics, University of Michigan School of Medicine (1990)
  • Research Fellowship, Molecular Biology, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, NCI, NIH (1988)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Barnes Hospital (1984)
  • MD, Harvard Medical School, cum laude in special studies (1981)
  • AB, Biochemistry, Harvard College, cum laude (1976)
Employment:
  • Professor, Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo, University of Buffalo (2013-present)
  • Chief, Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2013-present)
  • Professor of Medicine, Geriatrics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami (2007–2013)
  • Associate Professor, Geriatrics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami (2002–2007)
  • Associate Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2000–2002)
Awards and Honors:
  • Best Paper Award, Biology of Aging - American Geriatrics Society (2002)
  • Bristol Myers Award for Excellence in Oncology Research (1991)

Research Expertise:
  • Biology of Aging
  • Frailty
  • Geriatrics & Gerontology
  • Osteoporosis
  • Vitamin D
UB 2020 Strategic Strengths:
  • Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan
Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • April 2011–March 2015
    Differential impact of resveratorol and resveratrol mimetics upon aging bone
    Department of Veterans Affairs
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $618,780
  • January 2013–December 2014
    Physical performance in an animal model of vitamin D insufficiency
    Dep;artment of Veterans Affairs
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $200,000
  • November 2010–October 2012
    An animal model to study molecular determinants and modulators of aging and age related diseases
    Indian TRail Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $190,000

Journal Articles:
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Books and Book Chapters:
  • Duque G and Troen BR. Skeletal Aging..

Professional Memberships:
  • American Federation for Aging Research - Florida; President of the Scientific Advisory Council. Founding board member (2008–present)
  • American Society for Bone and Mineral Researh (1996–present)
  • Gerontological Society of America (1992–present)
  • American Federation for Aging Research (1991–present)
  • American Geriatrics Society; Program committee. Chair for the 2010 annual meeting and Vice Chair for the 2009 annual meeting. (1991–present)
Presentations:
  • "Healthspan and Frailty: Bedside to Benchtop (and Back)?" City-Wide Grand Rounds Department of Medicine, University At Buffalo, Professor & Chief, Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine (2013)
  • "Vitamin D: Beyond Skeletal Health - Implications for Frailty" Interprofessional Geriatrics Symposium (2012)
  • "Multidisciplinary Strategies for Preventing and Managing Osteoporosis in Frail High Risk Elderly in Long Term Care" Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, Gerontological Society of America (2011)
  • "Science of Aging Bone & Medical Management" Gerontological Society of American Annual Meeting, Gerontological Society of American (2011)
  • "Bone Biology During Aging: Impact on the Development of Osteoporosis and Subsequent Treatment Strategies - Understanding the RANK-RANKL-OPG Pathway & its Importance in Bone Matabolism" American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting, American Geriatrics Society (2011)
  • "New Advances in Osteoporosis Therapy in the Very Old, Frail, and Institutionalized Elderly: Reduction in Fractures and Improved Quality of Life" American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting, American Geriatrics Society (2011)
  • "Vitamin D: Skeletal Heath and Beyond (A Stealthy Epidemic)" American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting, American Geriatrics Society (2011)
  • "Osteoporosis: State of the Art Clinical Updates" American Geriatrics Society Annualk Meeting, American Geriatrics Society (2010)
  • "Prolongevity Compounds and Aging Bone" Dept. of Medicine Research Conference, University of Texas health ScienceCenter at San Antonio (2010)
  • "Why Do We Grow Old: Perspectives on the Biology of Aging" American Federation for Aging Research, American Federation for Aging Research (2010)
  • "Vitamin D and Osteoporosis" VISN8 Ambulatory Care Forum (2009)
  • "Frailty Syndrome: Assessment, Correlates, and Approach" Division of Aging Grand Rounds, University of Sydney, Nepean Clinical School (2009)
  • "Osteoporosis in the Nursing HOme: What is the Best Approach?" Consensus Conference ont eh Treatment of Osteoporosis in Long Term Care, Univeristy of Sydney, Nepean Clinical School (2009)
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Contact Information

UB-CTRC Room 8030 F
875 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 888-4865
Email: troen@buffalo.edu


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