Longevity Prize to D-IAS Chair of Medicine

Danish IAS is proud to announce that our Chair of Medicine, Professor Kaare Christensen, was awarded the 21st Longevity Prize of the Foundation IPSEN on November 19th 2016, in New Orleans, USA. The prize was given at the GSA meeting (Gerontological Society of America). The International jury chaired by Professor Thomas Kirkwood (New Castle University, UK and Copenhagen University, Denmark) awarded Professor Kaare Christensen the prize for his pioneering work on the importance of genes and environment in aging and longevity.