Matteo Cesari, MD, PhD
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse
Member: International Scientific Advisory Committee
Matteo Cesari is a Professor of Geriatrics at the Università di Milano and Head of the Geriatric Unit at the Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda – Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico (Milan, Italy). He completed his medical degree and a geriatric fellowship at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Rome, Italy), as well as his PhD on “Preventive Medicine in the Elderly”. Before his current appointment, Dr. Cesari held positions at Wake Forest University (Winston Salem, NC, USA), the University of Florida-Institute on Aging (Gainesville, FL, USA), and at the Centre Hospitalier Univesitaire de Toulouse (Toulouse, France).
His research activities are focused on the frailty condition and strategies aimed at preventing the disabling cascade. Dr. Cesari’s scientific projects have been funded by public agencies (including the US National Institute on Aging, the French Agence Nationale de Recherche, and the Italian Ministry of Health) as well as private institutions (for example, the Swiss Bridge Foundation).
Dr. Cesari has published more than 310 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, 17 book chapters, and numerous academic publications; more than 160 of his abstracts have been accepted at National and International meetings. Dr. Cesari’s h-index is 56, and he is listed by Thomson Reuters among the worldwide Highly Cited Researchers (http://hcr.stateofinnovation.com/).
Dr. Cesari is Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Frailty & Aging, Associate Editor of the Journals of Gerontology Series A: Medical Sciences, and a member of the Editorial Board of several scientific journals (including the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association [JAMDA] and the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society). He is the coordinator of the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS) Special Interest Group on “Frailty in older persons”.