Matteo Cesari, M.D., Ph.D., serves as a Geriatrician and currently working as an Invited Professor at the Université de Toulouse, France. He previously worked at the Wake Forest University, NC, USA, at the Institute on Aging–University of Florida, Fla, USA, at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy, and at the Università Campus Bio-Medico, Rome, Italy. He has special expertise in designing and conducting clinical trials in older persons and in analyzing data from intervention and observational studies. His research activity explores the (sub)clinical pathways (in particular, oxidative damage, inflammation, and body composition) related to frailty and physical disability in older persons. His scientific projects have been funded by private as well as public Institutions, including the US National Institute on Aging and the Italian Ministry of Health. In 2007, he was awarded by the Swissbridge Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland, for developing an oncogeriatric program aimed at improving clinical outcomes in older women with cancer. His activities are documented by more than 120 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, several book chapters, and numerous other publications.
Biography Updated on 18 December 2011