Company: University of Melbourne
Job title: Divisional Director Medicine & Community Care & Professorial Fellow General Medicine & Aged Care
Prof. Andrea Maier graduated in Medicine at the Medical University Lübeck (Germany, 2003) and registered as specialist Internal Medicine-Geriatrics at the Leiden University Medical Centre (The Netherlands, 2009). Her research is driven by her passion to unravel ageing mechanisms and the interaction of ageing and age-related diseases. Since 2013 she is full Professor of Gerontology at the VU University Amsterdam (The Netherlands). In February 2016 she started as Divisional Director of Medicine and Community Care at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Professor of Medicine and Aged Care at the University of Melbourne (Australia). During the last 10 years she conducted multiple national and European observational studies as well as clinical trials (competitive research income more than 18Mio AUS$) and published more than 240 peer reviewed articles in international journals (H index 42). Her innovative, multidisciplinary @Age research team works in the Netherlands (@AgeAmsterdam) and in Australia (@AgeMelbourne). She is a frequent guest in radio and television programs to disseminate ageing research and is an invited member of several international academic and health policy committees. She is President-elect of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Sarcopenia and Frailty Research and the Chair of the Care for the Ageing network of the Melbourne Academic Centre for Health.
Longevity Therapeutics Research in Australia 5:00 pm
day: Day One