Romania: Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics "Ana Aslan"

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The main activities of the institute are medical geriatric assistance and social gerontology research. Current research fields include: Study criteria for evaluation of biological age (development of anthropometric biomarkers of aging); Study of the clinical, developmental and therapeutic geriatric pathology of different entities; Biochemistry of oxidative stress and antioxidant systems and the role of acute phase reactants in aging and associated pathology; Exploring lipid metabolism: studies on lipids, lipoproteins and apolipoproteins levels in aging and pathology; Cellular and molecular mechanisms of aging muscle Study of aging in vitro cellular systems; Research on the mechanisms of normal and pathological immunosenescence; Study of psycho-social perspective premature aging and longevity; Demographic aging and medico-psycho-social consequences and economic aspects of the process; The study of some aspects of psychosocial adaptation in the aging process.

Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics "Ana Aslan" 9, Caldarusani Street, Bucharest, Romania