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Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD

Scientific Director, National Institute on Aging

Dr. Luigi Ferrucci is a geriatrician and an epidemiologist who received his Medical Degree and Board Certification in 1980, Board Certification in Geriatrics in 1982 and Ph.D. in Biology and Pathophysiology of Aging in 1998 at the University of Florence, Italy. Dr. Ferrucci collaborates extensively with many researchers in the US and Europe, has published more than 1400 peer-reviewed manuscripts on aging and age-related diseases. Dr. Ferrucci is currently the Scientific Director of NIA, since May 2011.