Geriatric Medicine & Dementia

Department of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine

Geriatric Medicine & Dementia

  • 2023 – 2026 Research Project: Preparing Primary Care for Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Communication: Ethical Implications of Early Detection (PREPARE) Project
  • 2021 – 2024 Project: Optimizing the aging Brain? Situating Ethical Aspects of Dementia
    Prevention (BEAD) Project
  • 2020 – 2022 (funded by DAlzG): Research Project: "Well Advised: New Multi-Mode and Standardized Counseling Models for People in Early Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease or in the Context of Dementia Prediction" Project
  • 2019 – 2022 (funded by the German Academic Scholarship Foundation):PhD Project: "Practices of (De-)Activation. Sociological Perspectives on Care and Treatment of Dementia in German Nursing Homes" Project
  • 2018 – 2020 (funded by GIF): Research Project: "Why to Know or Not to Know? Stakeholders’ Attitudes Towards Prodromal Dementia Diagnosis: Psycho-Social and Ethical Implications in Cross-Cultural Comparison" Project
  • 2017 – 2020 (funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)): Research Project: "Dilemmas of Predictive Dementia Diagnostics: German Stakeholder Conference for Improving Ethics Competence in Healthcare and Life Sciences" ("Prä-Diadem") Project
  • 2010 – 2014 (funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)): Research Project: "Biomedical Life Plans for Aging: Values Between Individual Ethical Reflection and Social Standardization" Project
  • 2013 (funded bye BMBF, UMG, FAU, und DFG): International Conference: "Planning Later Life – Bioethics and Politics in Aging Societies" Project
  • 2012 (funded by the Georg August University of Göttingen): Workshop II: "Bioethics and Sciences of Aging: The Case of Dementia" Project
  • 2009 (funded by the VolkswagenStiftung): Workshop I: "Medicalization of Aging – Gerontologization of Medicine. Relevance and Changes of Aging in Relation to Modern Medicine" Project



ProfessorProf. Dr. Silke Schicktanz
Prof. Dr. Silke Schicktanz

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