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Research in the Clinic for Geriatrics at Charité Berlin

The Geriatrics Research Group at the Charité conducts of the following research fields gerontology, nursing sciences and metabolic diseases. Find out about the research activities of the research group and its various working groups.

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Geriatrics Research Group and its Working Groups

Our multidisciplinary team consists of specialists with many years of experience in the research and treatment of geriatric patients, psychologists and clinical neuropsychologists, biologists, nutritionists, nurses, occupational and physical therapists in the areas of care and rehabilitation of older people, as well as social and political scientists.

  • Ambulatory care
  • Assistive Health Technologies
  • Usability & Acceptability
  • Dementia
  • Decubitus ulcer
  • Nutrition & Aging
  • Epidemiology
  • Body composition
  • Fall prevention
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Supply research
  • Smart Home solutions

Within these topic areas we are always interested in innovative project ideas. Please be welcome to contact us!

Within the framework of the law recently passed in the Deutscher Bundestag for better care through digitalisation and innovation (Digitale-Versorgung-Gesetz - DVG), our institute offers the opportunity to carry out scientific investigations and evaluations of digital health applications in our test laboratories.

If you are interested, please contact us.


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Head of the Geriatrics Research Group

Prof. Dr. Ursula Müller-Werdan

Medical Director of Clinic for Geriatrics and Medicine for Older Adults, Head of Geriatrics Research Group

CVK: Campus Virchow-Klinikum

Secretariat Clinic Managment

Department Head

Dr. Nils Lahmann

Deputy Director FGG, Head of Department: Digitization and Nursing Research

Prof. Dr. Kristina Norman

Deputy Director FGG, Head of Department: Translational Biogerontology, Coordinator Working Group Nutrition and Body Composition

Working groups and projects