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Andrea B. Maier

Andrea B. Maier

Unraveling the Mechanisms of Ageing and Age-Related Diseases

Andrea B. Maier, a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, graduated in Medicine from the University of Lübeck, Germany in 2003. She was registered in The Netherlands as Specialist in Internal Medicine-Geriatrics in 2009 and appointed Full Professor of Gerontology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 2013. From 2012 to 2016, Maier also ran Geriatrics at the university’s medical centre. From 2016 to early 2021, she served as Divisional Director of Medicine and Community Care at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Australia, and as Professor of Medicine and Aged Care at the University of Melbourne. Maier continued her career at the National University of Singapore as Director of the Centre for Healthy Longevity.

Professor Maier’s research focuses on unraveling the mechanisms of ageing and age-related diseases to optimize health into clinical practice. She heads international longitudinal cohort studies and geroscience interventions, and has published more than 400 peer-reviewed articles – achieving an H index of 72 and spearheading the significant contributions of her highly acclaimed innovative, global, multidisciplinary @Age research group.

Furthermore, the professor is a member and advisor of several international academic and health policy committees and funding agencies, including the World Health Organization, for which she evaluated the United Nations Decade of Healthy Ageing and Evolution. In 2022, Maier co-founded the first evidence-based Healthy Longevity Medicine Clinic in Singapore, Chi Longevity, and joined the National University of Singapore as Chief Medical Officer. In 2023, she also co-founded the university’s Academy for Healthy Longevity.

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