In order to facilitate inter and intra disciplinary exchanges and to enrich the teams working on the INSPIRE Platform, the Gérontopôle will receive 22 guest professors over 2020-21, for their expertise in the field of geroscience and aging (to work on scientific chairs of excellence or outside chairs with all the INSPIRE teams):

  • Dr Mylène AUBERTIN LEHEUDRE, PhD, Lecturer, Physical Activity Science Departement of the Quebec Science University of Montreal (UQÀM)
  • Dr John BEARD, MD, PhD, Former Director, Department of Ageing & Lifecourse, World Health Organisation (WHO)
  • Pr Matteo CESARI, MD, PhD, Director, Geriatric Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico di Milano
  • Pr DARTIGUES Jean-François, MD, PhD, Epidemiologist and Neurologist, Professor of Public Health, Neurologist at the Institute of Neurodegenerative Diseases the University of Bordeaux
  • Dr Rafael DE CABO, PhD, Senior Investigator Translational Gerontology atNational Institute on Aging, NIH
  • Dr Luigi FERRUCCI, MD, PhD, Scientific Director, National Institute on Aging
  • Dr Roger FIELDING, PhD, Associate Center Director, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston
    Director and Senior Scientist, Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Boston
    Professor of Nutrition and Medicine, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston
    Associate Director, Boston Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, Tufts University
  • Dr Luis Miguel GUTIERREZ ROBLEDO, MD, PhD, Director-General, National Institute of Geriatry of México
  • Dr James KIRKLAND, MD, PhD, Geriatrician at Rochester University Mayo Clinic
  • Pr Tom KIRKWOOD, MD, PhD, Co-Director, Institute for Ageing and Health University of Newcastle
  • Pr John MORLEY, MD, PhD, Research Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Saint Louis University
  • Pr Marco PAHOR, MD, PhD, Professor & Founding Chair, Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, Director Institute on Aging, University of Florida
  • Pr Josef PENNINGER, PhD, Director, Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine
  • Pr Leocadio RODRIGUEZ MAÑAS, MD, PhD, Head, Geriatry Department, University Hospital of Getafe Madrid
  • Dr Jeroen SCHMITT, PhD, Head of Clinical Development Unit, Nestlé Research Center
  • Dr Felipe SIERRA, PhD, Former Director of the Division of Aging Biology at the National Institute on Aging, NIH
  • Pr Alan SINCLAIR, MsC, MD, PhD, Director, Foundation for Diabetes Research in Older People, Diabetes Frail, Hampton Lovett, Droitwich, Worcestershire & University of Asto
  • Pr José VIÑA, MD, PhD, Professor of Physiology at Valence University in Spain, Doctor Honoris Causa Université de Rennes 2 in France
  • Dr Jeremy WALSTON, MD, Raymond and Anna Lublin Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, John Hopkins
  • Pr Michael WEINER, MD, PhD, Professor, University of California San Francisco, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
  • Pr Tony WYSS-CORAY, PhD, Neuroscientist and Neurobiologist, Professor of neurology and neurological sciences at Stanford University
    Co-director of the Stanford Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Associate director of the Center for Tissue Regeneration, Repair and Restoration at the Palo Alto VA