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Jeremy Walston
Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Degrees
M.D., University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, 1988

Departmental Affiliation
Bayview – Dept of Medicine Geriatrics

Departmental Address
Bayview Care Center
5505 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Baltimore, MD 21224

Phone: (410) 550-1003
Fax: (410)-550-2513

Honors and Awards:

1991               The Resident Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
1993,1995       Chesapeake Education Research Trust Award for Biomedical Research
1993-1995       Pfizer/American Geriatrics Society Fellowship Award for Biomedical Research in Geriatrics
1995               Summer Training Course in Experimental Aging, San Antonio, Texas
1995               American Geriatrics Society New Investigator Award
1995-1998       Brookdale National Fellowship
1998-2001       Paul Beeson Faculty Scholars Award

Selected Publications

Fitzpatrick AL, Kronmal RA, Gardner JP, Psaty BM, Jenny NS, Tracy RP, Walston J, Kimura M, Aviv A. Leukocyte Telomere Length and Cardiovascular Disease in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2006 Oct 16; [Epub ahead of print]  

Walston J, Hadley EC, Ferrucci L, Guralnik JM, Newman AB, Studenski SA, Ershler WB, Harris T, Fried LP. Research agenda for frailty in older adults: toward a better understanding of physiology and etiology: summary from the American Geriatrics Society/National Institute on Aging Research Conference on Frailty in Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 Jun;54(6):991-1001. Review.  

Arking DE, Fallin DM, Fried LP, Li T, Beamer BA, Xue QL, Chakravarti A, Walston J. Variation in the ciliary neurotrophic factor gene and muscle strength in older Caucasian women. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 May;54(5):823-6.  

Bandeen-Roche K, Xue QL, Ferrucci L, Walston J, Guralnik JM, Chaves P, Zeger SL, Fried LP. Phenotype of frailty: characterization in the women's health and aging studies. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2006 Mar;61(3):262-6.  

Ray AL, Semba RD, Walston J, Ferrucci L, Cappola AR, Ricks MO, Xue QL, Fried LP. Low serum selenium and total carotenoids predict mortality among older women living in the community: the women's health and aging studies. J Nutr. 2006 Jan;136(1):172-6.  

Walston J, Xue Q, Semba RD, Ferrucci L, Cappola AR, Ricks M, Guralnik J, Fried LP. Serum antioxidants, inflammation, and total mortality in older women. Am J Epidemiol. 2006 Jan 1;163(1):18-26. Epub 2005 Nov 23.  

Reynes JM, Counor D, Ong S, Faure C, Seng V, Molia S, Walston J, Georges-Courbot MC, Deubel V, Sarthou JL.  Nipah virus in Lyle's flying foxes, Cambodia. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 Jul;11(7):1042-7.  

Reiner AP, Diehr P, Browner WS, Humphries SE, Jenny NS, Cushman M, Tracy RP, Walston J, Lumley T, Newman AB, Kuller LH, Psaty BM. Common promoter polymorphisms of inflammation and thrombosis genes and longevity in older adults: the cardiovascular health study. Atherosclerosis. 2005 Jul;181(1):175-83. Epub 2005 Feb 19.  

Schmaltz HN, Fried LP, Xue QL, Walston J, Leng SX, Semba RD. Chronic cytomegalovirus infection and inflammation are associated with prevalent frailty in community-dwelling older women. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 May;53(5):747-54.  

Walston J, Arking DE, Fallin D, Li T, Beamer B, Xue Q, Ferrucci L, Fried LP, Chakravarti A. IL-6 gene variation is not associated with increased serum levels of IL-6, muscle, weakness, or frailty in older women. Exp Gerontol. 2005 Apr;40(4):344-52.  

Leng S, Xue QL, Huang Y, Semba R, Chaves P, Bandeen-Roche K, Fried L, Walston J. Total and differential white blood cell counts and their associations with circulating interleukin-6 levels in community-dwelling older women. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2005 Feb;60(2):195-9.  

Semba RD, Margolick JB, Leng S, Walston J, Ricks MO, Fried LP. T cell subsets and mortality in older community-dwelling women. Exp Gerontol. 2005 Jan-Feb;40(1-2):81-7.  

Studenski S, Hayes RP, Leibowitz RQ, Bode R, Lavery L, Walston J, Duncan P, Perera S. Clinical Global Impression of Change in Physical Frailty: development of a measure based on clinical judgment. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004 Sep;52(9):1560-6.   

Walston J.  Frailty--the search for underlying causes. Sci Aging Knowledge Environ. 2004 Jan 28;2004(4):pe4. Review.

Ferrucci L., Guralnik J., Studenski S., Fried L., Walston J. Designing Randomized Controlled Trials Aimed at Preventing or Delaying Functional Decline and Disability in Frail, Older Persons: A Consensus Report. J Am Geriatr Soc, 2003.

Kop W.J., Gottdiener J.S., Tangen C.M., Fried L.P., McBurnie M.A., Walston J., Newman A.B., Hirsch C., Tracy R.P. Inflammation and coagulation factors in person > 65 years of age with symptoms of depression, but without evidence of myocardial ischemia. American Journal of Cardiology 2002; 89 (4): 419-424.

Leng S., Chaves P., Koenig K., Walston J. Serum Interleukin-6 and Hemoglobin as Physiologic Correlates in the Geriatric Syndrome of Frailty: A Pilot Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 Jul;50(7):1268-71.

Walston J., McBurnie M., Newman A., Tracy R., Kop W., Hirsch C., Gottdiener J., Fried L. Frailty is associated with activation of the inflammation and coagulation systems  independent of clinical morbidities: results from the Cardiovascular Health  Study. Archives of Internal Medicine.2002. Nov; 162:2333-2341.

Andersen R., Crespo C., Franckowiak S., Walston J. Leisure time activity among older US women in relation to hormone replacement therapy initiation. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 2002.11;82-89.


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