Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD
Scientific Director, National Institute on Aging
In Conversation: April 30, 2019 | 3pm est/12pm pst
Join Dr. Luigi Ferrucci live on April 30th from the National Institute on Aging, as he shares his perspectives on the tremendous advancements in biological understanding achieved in the last 30 years.
Dr. Ferrucci is a geriatrician and epidemiologist who conducts research on the causal pathways leading to progressive physical and cognitive decline in older persons. He has made significant contributions in the design of many major epidemiological studies conducted in both the United States and Europe.
Dr. Ferrucci received his MD and later his PhD in the biology and pathophysiology of aging from the University of Florence, Italy, and completed his internship at the Florence Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics. He was an associate professor at the University of Florence before joining the Italian National Institute of Aging.
He came to the United States National Institute on Aging in 2002 and has been its scientific director since 2011.
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“You can celebrate 30 years in many ways, but this has been an incredible 30 years!”
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