, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 47-60
Date: 31 Oct 2010

Biogerontology in Russia: from past to future

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The paper presents major steps of gerontology development in Russia. The issues of training in gerontology and geriatrics, institutional infrastructure within the Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences and its activities have been considered therein. Some results of Russian researchers obtained during 2005–2010 have been summarized as well. Special attention is given to the prospects of gerontology in Russia.