Biogerontology

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 47–60 | Cite as

Biogerontology in Russia: from past to future

  • Vladimir N. Anisimov
  • Vladimir Kh. Khavinson
  • Olga N. Mikhailova
Original Paper

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Aging research Biogerontology Main results Russia 

Abbreviations

IBCP

N.M. Emanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics, RAS

ICP

Institute of Chemical Physics, RAS

IGC

Institute of Genetics and Cytology, Siberian Branch of the RAS

IPCB

A.N. Belozersky Institute of Physical and Chemical Biology

IPCP

Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics, RAS

RAMS

The Russian Academy of Medical Sciences

RAS

The Russian Academy of Sciences

RIEM

Research Institute of Experimental Medicine, RAMS

RIOG

D.O. Ott Research Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, RAMS

SMC-CVSRS

Scientific-Medical Center of the Committee of Veterans of Special Risk Subdivisions in Russian Federation

SPb

Saint-Petersburg

SPb IBG RAMS

St. Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology, North-Western Branch RAMS

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir N. Anisimov
    • 1
    • 2
  • Vladimir Kh. Khavinson
    • 1
    • 3
  • Olga N. Mikhailova
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Department of Carcinogenesis and OncogerontologyN.N. Petrov Research Institute of OncologySt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.St. Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and GerontologySt. PetersburgRussia

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