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MOUFAWAD C, HOSKOVEC C, IONESCU A, MAJOR K, BULA C, AMINIAN K. - “Physical Behavior in Older Persons during Daily Life: Insights from Instrumented Shoes” - Sensors Basel - August 2016

HENCHOZ Y, BOTRUGNO F, CORNAZ S, BULA C, CHAREF S, SANTOS-EGGIMANN B. – “Determinants of quality of life in community-dwelling older adults” - Research Group on the quality of life of older people in Cantons of Vaud and Geneva - Quality of Life Research – August 2016

BOUAZIZ W, LANG PO, SCHMITT E., KALTENBACH G., GENY B , VOGEL T-  “Health benefits of multicomponent training programmes  in seniors: a systematic review”- International  Journal of Clinical Practice - July 2016

SEEMATTER-BAGNOUD L, BULA C, SANTOS-EGGIMANN B.¬- “The Association between Different Levels of Alcohol Use and Gait under Single and Dual Task in Community-Dwelling Older Persons Aged 65 to 70 Years” Current Gerontology Geriatrics  Research- July 2016.

CHASSAGNE Ph, DUCROTTE P., GARNIER P., MATHIEX-FORTUNET H. - “Tolerance And Long-Term Efficacy Of Polyethylene Glycol 4000 (Forlax®) Compared To Lactulose In Elderly Patients With Chronic Constipation”  - Journal of Nutrition -  Health and Aging – June 2016

CARRON PN, MABIRE C, YERSIN B, BULA C.-“Nursing home residents at the Emergency Department”- Internal and Emergency Medicine - May 2016

BULA C, DÉMONET JF, FRISONI GB, GIANNAKOPOULOS P, GOLD G, VON GUNTEN A.- “Diagnostic et prise en charge des démences” Rev Med Suisse – avril 2016

ROUSSEAU A., RYBARCZYK-VIGOURET MC, VOGEL Th., LANG PO - “Inappropriate prescription and administration of medications in 10 nursing homes in Alsace”- Revue d'épidemiologie et de Santé Publique – April 2016

BULA C - "Abuse in older persons: why physicians need to be aware" - Swiss Medical Weekly - March 2016

TAKEDA-RAGUIN C., VOGEL Th., FERAHTA N., SMITH C., POLONI B., LANG PO - “Adherence to Long-Term Drug Regimen after Hospital Discharge: General Practitioners' Attitude” -  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society – March 2016


MOUFAWAD C, HOSKOVECB C., IONESCUA A., MAJOR K., BULA C., AMINIAN K. – “Instrumented shoes for activity classification in the elderly” – Gait Posture February 2016

VOGEL T et PO LANG - Vitamin D Supplementation In Nursing Home Residents - Journal Nutrition Health Aging - February 2016

LANG PO, NGUYEN S, FERAHTA N, MAJOR K, BULA C, GOLD G - “Gériatrie” - Revue Médicale Suisse Janvier 2016

BOLLAND B.; GUIGNARD B.; DALLEUR O.; LANG PO – “Application of STOPP/START and Beers criteria: Compared analysis on identification and relevance of potentially inappropriate prescriptions” -  European Geriatric Medicine – 752- 2016

BAHRI O.,  ROCA F,  LECHANI T., DRUESNE L.,  JOUANNY P.,  SEROT JM, BOULANGER E., PUISIEUX F., CHASSAGNE P.- “Underuse of oral anticoagulation for individuals with atrial fibrillation in a nursing home setting in france: Comparisons of resident characteristics and physician attitude” - Journal of the American Geriatrics Society – January 2015

MARTINUZ M,  DÜRST AV, FAOUZI M,  PÉTREMAND D, REICHEL V, ORTEGA B,  WAEBER G, VOLLENWEIDER P “Do you want some spiritual support? Different rates of positive response to chaplains’ versus nurses’ offer” Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling 2015

BORNET MA, ROCHAT E, DÜRST AV,  BULA C, VON GUNTEN A,  MONOD S - “Instruments to Assess Depressive Symptoms and Spiritual Distress Investigate Different Dimensions” - Clinical Gerontologist – December 2015


LANG PO; BOLAND B.; DALLEUR O. - «L’adaptation en français des critères STOPP/START» - MT Journal – dec. 2015


Seematter-Bagnoud L, Santos-Eggimann B. Impact épidémiologique du vieillissement démographique : quels enjeux pour les médecins de premier recours?. Swiss Medical Forum 15 (2015) 794-797.


Lang PO, Ferahta N. [Recommendations for treatment and prevention of herpes zoster and associated pain in aged adults]. Rev Med Interne. 2015. Epub ahead of print


Baratali L, Lang PO. [Pneumococcal infections: Appraisal and perspectives in terms of adult vaccination] Les infections pneumococciques : état des lieux et perspectives enmatière de vaccination de l’adulte. Press Med 2015 Epub ahead of print


Monod S, Lécureux E, Rochat E, Spencer B, Seematter-Bagnoud L, Martin-Durussel AS, Büla C. Validity of the FACIT-Sp to Assess Spiritual Well-Being in Elderly Patients. Psychology 2015 (6) : 1311-1322.


Seematter-Bagnoud L, Fustinoni S, Dung DH, Santos-Eggimann B, Koehn V, Bize R, Oettli A, Wasserfallen JB. Comparison of different methods to forecast hospital bed needs. European Geriatric Medicine 2015:262–266.


Lang PO, Aspinall R. Can we translate Vitamin D immunomodulating effect on innate and adaptive immunity to vaccine response? Nutrients 2015;7:2044-60 – doi: 10.3390/nu/7032044


Vogel T, Geny B, Kaltenbach G, Lang PO. [Anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation in the elderly: The geriatrician point of view with a focus on the direct oral anticoagulants] L'anticoagulation dans la fibrillation atriale du sujet âgé: point de vue du gériatre avec un focus sur les anticoagulants oraux directs. Rev Med Intern 2015;36:22-30


Bolland B, Dramé M, Guignard B, Mahmoudi R, Payot I, Latour J, Schmitt E, Pepersack T, Vogt-Ferrier N, Hasso Y, Dalleur O, Lang PO. [STOPP/START.v2 criteria: Adaptation into French language] Les critères STOPP/START.v2 : adaptation en langue française. Rev Med Interne (Submitted)


Weill F, Kiesmann M, Lang PO, Bousiges O, Vogel T, Kaltenbach G. [Prospective and observational study of use of cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease] Étude retrospective observationnelle sur l'usage des biomarqueurs du liquide céphalo-rachidien de la maladie d'Alzheimer. Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2015;15 (In press)


Tuetey C, Karcher P, Groc YL, Vogel T, Lang PO. [Determinants of prolonged stays in Geriatric rehabilitation division and indicators of patient outcome after discharge: retrospective study at Strasbourg university hospitals] Les déterminants des séjours prolongés en SSRG et les indicateurs du devenir des patients après leur sortie : Étude rétrospective au CHRU de Strasbourg. Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr (In press)


Fuchs P, Vogel T, Lang PO. [Anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation in the elderly: survey of practice among cardiologists, geriatricians and general practitioners] L'anticoagulation dans la fibrillation atriale du sujet âgé : enquête de pratique auprès des cardiologues, gériatres et médecins généralistes. Rev Med Int 2015;36 (In press)


Lang PO, Dramé M, Vogel T, Trivalle C, Proust J, Papazyan JP. Determination of cutoff values for DEXA-based body composition measurements for determining metabolic and cardiovascular health. BioRessearch 2015;4 (In Press)


Gentes E, Herzog M, Vogel T, Lang PO. [Potentially inappropriate cardiovascular medications prescribing in the aged population: prospective study in a regional hospital centre] Grande fréquence des prescriptions médicamenteuses à visée cardiovasculaire potentiellement inappropriées dans la population âgée. Press Med 2015;44:e41-50 doi: 10.1016/j.lpm.2014.05.027. [Epub ahead of print]


Maupas F, T.Vogel, Lang PO. [Descriptive analysis of prescribing method of urine dipsticks and urine culture in long-term care facilities: retrospective study in 11 long-term care facilities] Analyse descriptive des modalités de prescription des bandelettes urinaires et des cultures d'urine en EHPAD. Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2015;15:68-76


Moyon M, Hertzog M, Vogel T, Lang PO. [Place of volunteers in home care setting for taking care of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia: Qualitative survey in a specialized unit] Place du bénévolat en EHPAD dans la prise en charge des personnes atteintes de la maladie d’Alzheimer ou démences apparentées : enquête qualitative dans une unité protégée. Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2015


Kanagaratnam L, Dramé M, Trenque T, Novella JL, Joachim C, Nazeyrollas P, Lang PO, Jolly D, Mahmoudi R. [Adverse drug reactions in elderly patients hospitalized in a specialized care unit for patients with dementia] Effets indésirables médicamenteux chez des sujets âgés hospitalisés dans une unité spécialisée dans la prise en charge des patients atteints de syndrome démentiel. Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2015;85:21-7


Lang PO, Trivalle C, Vogel T, Proust J, Papazyan JP. Markers of metabolic and cardiovascular health in adults: Comparative analysis of DEXA-based body composition components and BMI categories. J Cardiol 2015;65:42-9


Dürst AV, Rochat E. Détresse psychologique et détresse spirituelle : conditions de possibilité pour une intervention conjointe. Colloque international « L’accompagnement spirituel en temps de maladie ». Université Laval, Québec, 25-27 mars 2015. Actes du colloque (publication en cours) Collection Soins et Spiritualité


Dürst AV, Rochat E, Büla CJ, Mazzocato S, Spencer B, Monod S. Le désir de mort chez les residents en institutions de long séjour. Colloque international « L’accompagnement spirituel en temps de maladie ». Université Laval, Québec, 25-27 mars 2015. Actes du colloque (publication en cours) Collection Soins et Spiritualité


Bornet MA, Rochat E, Dürst AV, Fustinoni S, Monod S. Dépression et détresse spirituelle : y a –t-il un lien ? Colloque international « L’accompagnement spirituel en temps de maladie ». Université Laval, Québec, 25-27 mars 2015. Actes du colloque (publication en cours) Collection Soins et Spiritualité


Rubli Truchard E, Dürst AV, Rochat E. Recomposing (at best) the presumed will of a patient without advanced directives. 5th International Conference on Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care, Münich, Germany, 9-12 September 2015. (Poster). (Publication des Actes après le congrès)


2014 :

Büla C, Jotterand S, Martin BW, Bize R, Lenoble-Hoskovec C, Seematter-Bagnoud L. Activité physique et vieillissement : il n’est jamais trop tard. Swiss Medical Forum 2014;14(45):836–841.


Bornet MA, Rochat E, Dürst AV, Büla C, Fustinoni S, Monod S. L’échelle de dépression gériatrique (GDS-15) permet-elle aussi de dépister la détresse spirituelle chez les patients âgés ?  (Poster) 10ème Congrès international francophone de gériatrie et gérontologie, Liège, Belgique, 14-16 mai 2014


Dürst AV, Rochat E, Mazzocato C, Fustinoni S, von Gunten A, Büla C, Spencer B, Monod S. Développement d’un instrument francophone d’évaluation du désir de mort chez les personnes âgées (Communication orale). 10ème Congrès international francophone de Gérontologie et Gériatrie, Liège, Belgique, 14-16 mai 2014


Rubli Truchard E, Rochat E, Dürst AV, Monod S. Spiritual assessment and care plan (Oral communication).EC RSH14, La Valetta, Malta, May 22-24, 2014


Rochat E, Dürst AV, Rubli Truchard E, Monod S. What does the SDAT bring to the health team? (Oral communication). EC RSH14, La Valetta, Malta, May 22-24, 2014


Dürst AV, Rochat E, Rubli Truchard E, Monod S. Spiritual distress and psychological distress in elderly patients: joint intervention? (Oral communication). EC RSH14, La Valetta, Malta, May 22-24, 2014


Lang PO, Aspinall R.Vaccination in the Elderly: What Can Be Recommended? Drugs Aging 2014;31:581-99


Aspinall R, Lang PO. Vaccine responsiveness in the elderly: best practice for the clinic. Expert Rev Vaccines 2014; 13:885-94


Aspinall R, Lapenna A, B-Lynch C, Lang PO. Cellular signalling pathway in immune ageing and regeneration. Biochem Soc T 2014;42:651-6


Vogel T, Schmitt E, Kaltenbach G, Lang PO. [Frailty: A robust concept with a still frail assessment method] La fragilité : un concept robuste mais une méthode d’évaluation en fragile. Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2014;14 :43-9


Lang PO, Bonduelle O, Benhabiles N, Combadiere B. Prior contacts with the 2000-2003 seasonal vaccines extends the 2009 pandemic A/H1N1 vaccine-specific immune protection to non-humoral compartments. Eur Geriatr Med 2014;5:136-8


Vogel T, Lang PO, Schmitt E, Lepretre PM, Kaltenbach G, Goette-D-Marco P, Talha S, Lonsdorfer J, Geny B. Effects of a personalized nine weeks intermittent exercise working program on left ventricle filling function in middle-aged women with mild diastolic dysfunction. Eur Geriatr Med 2014;5:165-71


Laurent M, Bastuji-Garin S, Plonquet A, Bories PN, Le Thuaut A, Audureau E, Lang PO, Nakib S, Liuu E, Canoui-Poitrine F, Paillaud E. Interrelations of immunological parameters, nutrition, and healthcare-associated infections: Prospective study in elderly in-patients. Clin Nutr 2014; Jan 25. pii: S0261-5614(14)00037-5. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2014.01.012. [Epub ahead of print]


Lang PO, Mahmoudi R, Novella JL, Tardieu E, Bertholon LA, Nazeyrollas P, Blanchard F, Jolly D, Dramé M. Is obesity a marker of robustness in vulnerable hospitalized aged populations? Prospective, multicenter cohort study of 1306 acutely ill patients. J Nutr Health Aging 2014;18:66-74


Dadashi F, Mariani B, Rochat B , Büla CJ, Santos-Eggimann B, Aminian K. Gait and Foot Clearance Parameters in a Large-Population Sample of  Older Adults Obtained Using Shoe-Worn Inertial Sensors. Sensors 2014 ; 14 : 443-457.


Gugiarri C, Büla CJ, Iglesias K. Waeber B. Comparison of wrist device with position sensor and arm device to measure blood pressure in elderly persons. Blood Press Monit 2014 ; 19: (in press) doi: 10.1097


Noetzli M, Ebbing K, Eyer S, Wilhelm L, Michon A, Thomazic V, Stancu I, Alnawaquil A Bula CJ,  Zumbach S, Gaillard M, Giannakopoulos P, von Gunten A, Eap CB. Effects of genetic variants in CYP2D6, CYP3A, POR, NR1|2 and ABCB1 genes on steady state donepezil plasma concentrations. Brit J Clin Pharm 2014 (in press) doi: 10.1111/bcp.12325


Seematter-Bagnoud L, Spagnoli J, Büla CJ, Santos-Eggimann  B. Alcohol use and frailty in community-dwelling older persons aged 65 to 70 years. J Frailty Aging 2014;3:9-14


Wangmo, T., Meyer, A., Bretschneider, W., Handtke, V., Kressig, RW., Gravier, B., Büla, CJ., Elger, BS. Ageing prisoners’ disease burden: Is being old a better predictor than time served in prison?  Gerontology 2014 (IF: 2.77)

2013 :

Seematter-Bagnoud L, Monod S, Büla C, Rège-Walther M, Peytremann-Bridevaux I. [Do comprehensive geriatric assessments improve the management of elderly patients after hospitalization?]. Praxis (Bern 1994). 2013;102(3):167-8.


Lang PO. [The frailty process: What can we learn from the pathophysiology?] Le processus de fragilité : que comprendre de la physiopathologie ? Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2013;13:28-34


Lang PO, Govind S, ten Bokum A, Kenny N, Matas E, Pitts D, Aspinall R. Immune senescence and vaccination in the elderly. Curr Top Med Chem 2013;13:2541-50


Aspinall R, Lang PO. The avalange is coming… and just now it’s starting to snow. Front Immunol 2013; 4:165


Samaras N, Samaras D, Lang PO, Forster A, Pichard C, Frangos E, Meyer P. A view of Geriatrics through hormones. Is andropause the new geriatric syndrome? Maturitas 2013;74:213-9


Lang PO, Samaras D, Samaras N. Does vitamin D deficiency contribute to further impinge the state of vulnerability to infections of aging and aged adults? Eur Geriatr Med 2013;4:59-65


Lang PO. Vaccine policies and standards for older subjects in Switzerland. Eur Geriatr Med 2013;4:356-60


Samaras D, Samaras N, Lang PO, Graf-Genton L, Frangos E, Pichard C. Effects of widely used drugs on micronutrients: a story rarely told. Nutrition 2013;29:605-10


Lang PO, Samaras N, Aspinall R, Samaras D. How important is vitamin D in preventing infections? Osteoporosis Int 2013;24:1537-53


Lang PO, Proust J, Vogel T, Aspinall R. [Will we ever know what causes aging?] Serons nous jamais ce qui provoque le vieillissement ? Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2013;13 :337-43


Lang PO, Dramé M. [Demographical ageing: How can we measure the quality of our future?] Le vieillissement démographique : comment mesurer la qualité de notre avenir ? Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2013;13 :256-66


Lang PO, Govind S, Aspinall R. Rejuvenating T-cell immunosenescence: Why, who and how? Age 2013;35:609-20


Lang PO. [Vitamin D supplementation: Why? How? For whom? And with what?] Supplémentation en vitamine D : Pourquoi ? Comment ? Qui ? Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2013;13 :63-70


Lang PO. [The immunomodulating role of Vitamin D: What is its place in the protection against infections?] Le rôle immunomodulateur de la Vitamine D : Quelle est sa place dans les défenses anti-infectieuses ? Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2013;13 :71-78


Lang PO. [Vitamin D: Effects of its deficit and its supplementation on the incidence of infections] La Vitamine D : effets de son déficit et de sa supplémentation sur l'incidence des infections. Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2013;13 :79-88


Aspinall R, Govind S, Lapenna A, Mitchel WA, Lang PO. Dose response kinetics of CD8 lymphocytes from young animals transfused into old animals and challenged with influenza. Immun Ageing 2013;16;10(1):34. doi: 10.1186/1742-4933-10-34


Pitts DG, Patel MK, Lang PO, Sinclair AJ, Aspinall R. A respiratory monitoring device based on clavicular motion. Physiol Meas, 2013;34:N51-61


Maire S, Lang PO, Kaltenbach G, Vogel T. Les traitements symptomatiques de la maladie d’Alzheimer : analyse descriptive des modalités de prescription en EHPAD. Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2013;13 :355-64


Lang PO, Govind S, Dramé M, Aspinall R. Measuring the TREC ratio in dried blood spot samples: The intra- and inter-filter paper cards reproducibility. J Immunol Methods 2013;389:1-8


Monod S, Durst A, Fustinoni S, Rochat E, Bula CJ. Depression and Spiritual Distress: Related But Distinct Dimensions. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American-Geriatrics-Society, May 03-05, 2013 Grapevine, TX, USA. J Am Ger Soc 2013, 61, Special Issue Supplement 1: S181-S181  


Monod S, Dürst A-V, Rochat E, Spencer B, Mazzocato C, Fustinoni S, Büla CJ. Wish to die in elderly patients: Prevalence and associated factors (Oral communication). 66nd Annual Scientific Program of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). November 20-24, 2013, New Orleans, USA. Gerontologist 2013, 53 (Suppl 1): p.517


Monod S, Rochat E, Büla CJ, Mazzocato C, Spencer B, Münzer T, von Gunten A, Quadri P, Dürst AV. Désir de mort des personnes âgées : que savons-nous de cette réalité ? Forum Médical Suisse 2013 ; 13 (5152) : 1063-1064


Rochat E, Rubli-Truchard E, Dürst AV, d’Onofrio A, Monod S. Evaluation de la dimension spirituelle et discussion d’un projet de soin. Palliative care. ch 2013; 4: 16-19


Martinuz M. Dürst AV, Faouzi M, Pétremand D, Reichel V, Ortega B, Waeber G, Vollenweider P. Do you want some spiritual support? Different rates of positive response to chaplains? versus nurses’ offer. Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling 2013; 67:4


Samaras N, Herrmann FR, Samaras D, Lang PO, Canuto A, Forster A, Hilleret H, Gold G. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale: low sensitivity for depression screening in demented and non demented hospitalized elderly. Int Psychogeriatrics 2013;25: 82-7


Gimmon Y, Jacob G, Lenoble-Hoskovec C, Büla CJ, Melzer I. Relative and absolute reliability of the Clinical Version of the Narrow Path Walking Test under Single and Dual Task Conditions.Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2013 ; 57: 92-99.


Seematter-Bagnoud L, Rochat S, Monod S, Lenoble-Hoslkovec C, Martin E, Büla CJ. Predictors of functional recovery in patients admitted to geriatric post-acute rehabilitation. Arch Phys Med Rehab 2013; 94:2373-2380.


Rochat S, Monod S, Seematter-Bagnoud L, Lenoble-Hoskovec C, Büla CJ.  Fallers in post-acute rehabilitation have worse functional recovery and increased health services utilization  J Am Med Dir Assoc 2013;14:832-6.


Vilpert S, Jaccard-Ruedin H, Trueb L, Monod S, Yersin B, Büla CJ. Emergency Department use by Oldest-old Patients from 2005 to 2010 in a Swiss University Hospital BMC Health Serv Res 2013 ;13:344. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-344

2012 :

Seematter-Bagnoud L, Lenoble-Hoskovec C, Santos-Eggimann B, Büla C. Promotion de l’activité physique chez les aînés: enjeux et stratégies spécifiques. Revue médicale suisse 2012 : 8 (348), 1453-1457.


Seematter-Bagnoud L, Monod S, Büla C, Rège Walther M, Peytremann Bridevaux I. Evaluation globale et prise en charge gériatriques: quel intérêt ? : revue Cochrane pour le praticien. Revue médicale suisse, 2012 : 8 (341), 107.


Samaras N, Frangos E, Forster A, Lang PO, Samaras D. Andropause: a review of the definition and treatment. Eur Geriatr Med 2012;3:368-73


Lang PO, Samaras D, Samaras N.Testosterone replacement therapy in reversing “andropause”: What is the proof of principle? Rejuvenation Res 2012;15:453-65


Topinkova E, Baeyens JP, Michel JP, Lang PO. Evidence-based strategies for optimization pharmacotherapy in older people. Drugs Aging 2012; 29:477-94


Lang PO, Mendes A, Socquet J, Assir N, Govind S, Aspinall R. Effectiveness of influenza vaccine in elderly patients: a comprehensive analysis of the evidence. Clin Intervention Aging 2012;7:55-64


Lang PO, Aspinall R. Immunosenescence and herd immunity: with an ever-increasing aging population do we need to rethink vaccine schedules? Expert Rev Vaccines 2012;11:167-76


Lang PO, Govind S, Aspinall R. [Frailty: Myth or reality?] La fragilité : mythe ou réalité ? Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2012;12:163-70


Lang PO, Govind S, Aspinall R. [Immunosenescence] L’immunosénescence. Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2012;12:171-81


Lang PO, Michel JP. [Vaccination after the age of 60: Why and how?] Se vacciner à l’âge de 60    ans : pourquoi et comment ? Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2012;12:103-10


Lang PO, Govind S, Aspinall R. [Effectiveness of influenza vaccines in the elderly] Efficacité des vaccines antigrippes chez les personnes âgées. Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2012;12:121-30


Lang PO. [Anti-pneumococcal vaccine: Appraisal and perspectives] Vaccins anti-pneumococciques: état des lieux et perspectives. Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2012;12:111-20


Schmid T, Pautex S, Lang PO. [Herpes zoster pain: An appropriate treatment for elderly patients] Douleurs zostériennes : une prise en charge adaptée à la personne âgée. Neurol Psychiatr Geriatr 2012;12:157-62


Govind S, Lapenna A, Lang PO, Aspinall R. Immunotherapy of immunosenescence: who, how and when? Open Longev Sci 2012;6:56-63


Lang PO, Samaras D. Aging adults and seasonal influenza: Does the vitamin D status (h)arm the body? J Aging Res 2012;2012:806198


Lang PO, Govind S, Dramé M, Aspinall R. Comparison of manual and automated DNA purification for measuring sj-TREC in dried blood spot (DBS) samples with qPCR. J Immunol Methods 2012;384:118-27


Mitchell WA, Castels A, Lang PO, Matas E, Lapenna A, Aspinall R. Novel delivery of Interleukin 7 to the immune system; intratracheal instillation enables efficient and safe delivery to the thymus. Rej Research 2012;15:414-22


Dramé M, Lang PO, Novella JL, Mahmoudi R, Lanièce I, Somme D, Gauvain JB, Heitz D, Voisin T, de Wazières B, Gonthier R, Ankri J, Saint-Jean O, Jeandel C, Couturier P, Blanchard F, Jolly D. [Six-month outcome of elderly people hospitalized via the emergency department: The SAFES cohort] Devenir à six mois de personnes âgées hospitalisées en urgence : la cohorte SAFES. Rev Epidemiol Santé Pub 2012;60:189-66


Samaras D, Samaras N, Coti Bertrand P, Forster A, Lesourd B, Lang PO. Comparison of the inter-observer variability of two different methods of dietary assessment in a geriatric ward: a pilot study. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2012;13:309.e9-309.e13


Lang PO, Vogt-Ferrier N, Hasso Y, Le Saint L, Dramé M, Zekry D, Huber P, Chamot C, Gattelet P, Prudent M, Gold G, Michel JP. Interdisciplinary geriatric and psychiatric care reduces potentially inappropriate prescribing in-hospital: Interventional study in 150 acutely ill elderly patients with mental and somatic co-morbid conditions. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2012;13(4):406.e1-7


Dramé M, Lang PO, Jolly D, Mahmoudi R, Lanièce I, Somme D , Gauvain JB, Heitz D, Voisin T, de Wazières B, Gonthier R, Ankri J, Saint-Jean O, Jeandel C, Couturier P, Blanchard F, Novella JL. Nursing Home Admission in Elderly Subjects with Dementia: Predictive Factors and Future Challenges. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2012;13:83.e17-20


Monod S, Rochat E, Büla CJ, Durst A, Spencer B. Assessing the wish to die in elderly persons American Geriatric Society 2012 Annual Meeting. May 3 - 5, Seattle, WA, USA.  J Am Ger Soc 2012;  60 Special Issue Supplement 4: S203-S203


Monod S, Martin E, Spencer, Rochat E, Büla CJ. Validation of the Spiritual Distress Assessment Tool in older hospitalized patients. BMC Geriatrics 2012 Mar 29; 12: 13 EPub ahead of print PMID:22455520


Seematter Bagnoud S, Martin E, Büla CJ. Health services utilization associated with cognitive impairment and dementia in older patients undergoing post-acute rehabilitation. J Am Dir Assoc 2012;13: 692-697 (IF 2011: 4.645).


Mariani B, Rochat S, Büla CJ, Aminian K. Heel and Toe Clearance Estimation for Gait Analysis Using Wireless Inertial Sensors. IEEE T Bio-Med Eng 2012; 59: 3162-3168 (IF 2.278).


2011 :

Lang PO, Samaras D, Samaras N, Govind S, Aspinall R. Influenza vaccination in the face of immune exhaustion: Is herd immunity effective for protecting the elderly? Influenza Res Treat 2011, Article ID 419216, 6 pages


Lang PO. [Herpes zoster: the associated burden and its prevention] Le zona: son fardeau et sa prévention. Geriatr Psychol Neuropsychiatr Viel 2011;9: 391-7


Lang PO, Michel JP. Herpes zoster vaccine: What are the potential benefits for the old and ageing adults? Eur Geriatric Med 2011;2:134-9.


Lang PO, Dramé M, Mahmoudi R, Jolly D , Lanièce I, Saint-Jean O , Gauvain JB, Heitz D, Voisin T, de Wazières B, Gonthier R, Ankri J, Jeandel C, Couturier P, Blanchard F, Novella JL. Frailty: learnings from the SAFEs cohort study and future perspectives for the research] La Fragilité : les enseignements de la cohorte SAFEs et les perspectives d’avenir en matière de recherche. Geriatr Psychol Neuropsychiatr Viel 2011;9:135-49


Lang PO, Govind S, Michel JP, Aspinall R, Mitchell WA. Immunosenescence: its implication in vaccination programmes. Maturitas 2011;68:322-30


Michel JP, Lang PO. Promoting life course vaccination. Rejuvenation Res 2011;14:75-81


Lang PO. [Adverse effects of the herd immunity or when childhood vaccination becomes deleterious for the epidemiology of infectious diseases in adults] Les effets indésirables de l’immunité de « groupe » ou quand les vaccins deviennent délétères pour l’épidémiologie infectieuse. Geriatr Psychol Neuropsychiatr Viel 2011;9:11-9


Lang PO, Mitchell WA, Govind S, Siegrist CA, Aspinall R. Vaccine response across the lifespan: what has been learned from the influenza-vaccine experience in older individuals. Ageing Research Reviews 2011;10:389-95



Dramé M, Novella JL, Jolly D, Lanièce I, Somme D, Heitz D, Gauvain JB, Voisin T, de Wazières B, Gonthier R, Jeandel C, Couturier P, Saint-Jean O, Ankri J, Blanchard F, Lang PO. Rapid cognitive decline, one-year institutional admission and one-year mortality: analysis of predictive ability and agreement of four validated clinical frailty indexes in the SAFEs cohort. J Nutr Health Aging 2011;15:699-705


Lang PO, Mitchell WA, Govind S, Aspinall R. Real time-PCR assay estimating the naive T-cell pool in whole blood and dried blood spot samples: Pilot study in young adults. J Immunol Methods 2011; 369:133-40


Gallagher P, Lang PO, Baeyens JP, Topinkova E, Madlova P, Cherubini A, Gasperini B, Cruz-Jentoft A, Montero B,  Michel JP, O’Mahony D. Potentially inappropriate prescribing in an acutely ill population of older patients admitted to six European hospitals. Eur J Clin Pharmacol 2011;67:1175-88


Dramé M, Fierobe F, Lang PO, Jolly D, Boyer F, Mahmoudi R, Somme D, Lanièce I, Heitz D, Gauvain JB, de Wazière B, Gonthier R, Ankri J, Saint-Jean O, Jeandel C, Blanchard F, Novella JL. Predictors of institution admission in the year following acute hospitalisation of elderly people. J Nutr Health Aging 2011;15:399-403


Somme D, Lazarovici C, Dramé M, Blanc P, Lang PO, Gauvain JB, Voisin T, Gonthier R, De Wazières B, Jeandel C, Couturier P, Blanchard F, Saint-Jean O. The geriatric patient: Use of acute geriatrics units in the emergency care of elderly patients in France. Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2011;52:40-5


Büla CJ, Monod S, Hoskovec C, Rochat S. Interventions to improve balance confidence in the elderly persons: An up-dated review. Gerontology 2011; 57(3): 276-286 (IF 2009: 2.777).


Monod S, Rochat E, Brennan M, Martin E, Rochat S, Büla CJ.: Instruments measuring spirituality:asystematic review. J Gen Intern Med 2011;26:1345- 1357 (IF 2011: 2.830)


Ganea R, Anisoara A, Büla CJ, Rochat S, Aminian K. Multi-parametric evaluation of sit-to-stand and stand-to-sit transitions in elderly people. Medical Phys Engin 2011; 33:1086-1093 (IF 2011:  1.623)


2010 :

Lang PO, Belmin J, Pautex S. Management of herpes zoster-related pain in elderly individuals. Eur Geriatric Med 2010;1:273-8


Lang PO, Govind S, Mitchell WA, Kenny N, Lapenna A, Pitts D, Aspinall R. Influenza vaccine effectiveness in aged individuals: the role played by Cell-mediated immunity. Eur Geriatric Med 2010;1:233-8


Lang PO, Michel JP, Dramé M, Jolly D, Novella JL, Blanchard F. [What do we learn from the SAFEs cohort to fit hospital care models for aged inpatient?] Que nous apprend la cohorte SAFEs sur l'adaptation des filières de soins intra-hospitalières pour la prise en charge des personnes âgées ? Press Med 2010 39:1132-42.


Lang PO, Mitchell W, Lapenna A, Pitts D, Aspinall R. Immunological pathogenesis of main age-related diseases and frailty: Role of immunosenescence. Eur Geriatric Med 2010;1:112-21


Mitchell WA, Lang PO, Aspinall R. Tracing thymic output in older individuals. Clin Exp Immunol 2010;161:497-503


Lang PO, Hasso Y, Dramé M, Vogt-Ferrier N, Prudent M, Gold G, Michel JP. Potentially inappropriate prescribing including under-use amongst older patients with cognitive or psychiatric co-morbidities. Age Ageing 2010;39(3):373-81


Lang PO, Zekry D, Michel JP, Dramé M, Novella JL, Jolly D, Blanchard F. Early markers of prolonged hospital stay in demented inpatients: A multicentre and prospective study. J Nutr Health Aging 2010:14:141-7


Seematter-Bagnoud L, Santos-Eggimann B, Rochat S, Martin E, Karmaniola A, Aminian K, Piot-Ziegler C, Büla CJ. Vulnerability in high-functioning persons aged 65 to 70 years: The importance of the fear factor Aging Clin Exp Res 2010; 22: 212-218 (IF (2009:1.255)


Feretti M, Seematter-Bagnoud L, Martin E, Büla CJ. New diagnoses of dementia in older patients admitted to post-acute care in Switzerland. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2010; 11:371-376 (IF (2009: 3.709)


Rochat S, Büla CJ, Martin E, Karmaniola A, Seematter-Bagnoud L, Aminian K, Piot-Ziegler C, Santos-Eggimann B. Are fear of falling and gait performance related in a well-functioning population aged 65 to 70 years  ? Arch Phys Med Rehab 2010; 90: 879-884. (IF 2009: 2.184)


Martin E, Borboen S, Rochat S, Büla CJ, Wasserfallen JB. Prédiction des durées de séjour en réadaptation en fonction du status fonctionnel. Prat Organ Soins 2010;41(1):161-166


Mariani B, Hoskovec C, Rochat S, Büla CJ, Penders J, Aminian K. 3D gait assessment in young and elderly subjects using foot-worn inertial sensors. J Biomechanics 2010;43:2999-3006 doi:10.1016/J.biomech.2010.07.003 (IF 2010:2.463)


Monod S, Rochat E, Büla CJ, Spencer B. The spiritual needs model: Spirituality assessment in the geriatric hospital setting. J Religion Spirituality Aging 2010;22:271-282.


Monod S, Rochat E, Büla CJ, Jobin G, Martin E, Spencer B. Development of an instrument to evaluate spiritual distress in hospitalized elderly persons. The Spiritual Distress Assessment Tool. BMC Geriatrics 2010:10:88. (IF 2.34)


2009 :

Lang PO, Hasso Y, Michel JP. Stop shingles in its tracks. Fam Pract 2009;58:531-4.


Lang PO, Hasso Y, Belmin J, Payot I, Baeyens JP, Vogt-Ferrier N, O’Mahony D, Gallagher P, Michel JP. [STOPP-START: adaptation of a French language screening tool for detecting inappropriate prescriptions in older people]. STOPP-START : adaptation en langue française d’un outil de dépistage de la prescription médicamenteuse inappropriée chez la personne âgée. Can J Public Health 2009;100:426-31


Gallagher P, Baeyens JP, Topinkova E, Madlova P, Cherubini A, Gasperini B, Cruz-Jentoft A, Montero B, Lang PO, Michel JP, O’Mahony D. Inter-rater reliability of STOPP (Screening Tool of Older Persons’ Prescriptions) and START (Screening Tool to Alert doctors to Right Treatment) criteria amongst physicians in 6 European countries. Age Ageing 2009;38:603-6


Dramé M, Dia PAJ, Jolly D, Lang PO, Mahmoudi R, Schwebel G, Kack M, Debart A, Courtaigne B, Lanièce I, Blanchard F, Novella JL. [Factors predictive of long-term mortality in patients aged 75 years or older hospitalized from the emergency department: the SAFES cohort] Facteurs prédictifs de mortalité à long terme chez des patients âgés fragiles hospitalisés en urgence : la cohorte  SAFES. Press Med 2009;38:1068-7


Viatunou S, Drame M, Jolly D, Morrone I, Lang PO, Voisin T, Boyer FC, Schwebel G, Somme D, Blanchard F, Novella JL. Predictors of rapid cognitive decline among demented subjects aged 75 years or more: SAFEs (Sujet Âgé Fragile: évaluation et suivi). Int J Geriatr Psych 2009;24:709-15


Baeyens JP, Lang PO, Michel JP. Willingness to vaccinate and to be vaccinated in adults. Aging Clin Exp Res 2009;21:244-9


Lang PO, Michel JP, Zekry D.The Frailty syndrome: a transitional state in a dynamic process. Gerontology 2009;55:539-49


Lang PO, Schmitt K, Cankurtaran M, Giannelli S, Blain H. You missed the 5th EUGMS congress? All the things which you would have been able to learn! J Nutr Health Aging 2009;4:396-400


Lang PO, Belmin J, Michel JP. [Herpes zoster in old adults] Le zona du sujet âgé. Press Med 2009;38:571-83


Büla CJ, Wietlisbach V. Screening for cognitive impairment in the acute care setting: Concurrent and predictive validity of the Cognitive Performance Scale (CPS). Brain Res Bull 2009 ; 80:173-178 (IF:2.184)


Büla CJ, Martin E, Rochat S, Piot-Ziegler C. Validation of the Falls Efficacy Scale in older patients admitted to rehabilitation. Arch Phys Med Rehab 2008;89:291–296 (IF 2.159)


Locca JF, Büla CJ, Zumbach S, Bugnon O. Pharmacological treatment of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) in nursing homes: development of practice recommendations in a Swiss canton. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2008;9:439-448 (IF 3.467)


Santos-Eggimann B, Karmaniola A, Seematter-Bagnoud L, Spagnoli J, Büla CJ, Cornuz J, Rodondi N, Volleweider P, Waeber G, Pécoud A. The Lausanne cohort Lc65+: a population-based prospective study of the manifestations, determinants and outcomes of frailty. BMC Geriatrics 2008; 8: 20 doi:10.1186/1471-2318-8-20.