The awards for Advances in Gerontology and Geriatrics go to Teimuraz Lezhava (Biological Sciences), John Young (Clinical Sciences), Hans-Werner Wahl (Social and Behavioral Sciences)
The aims of the “IAGG-ER Awards for Advances in Gerontology and Geriatrics” are to elevate the prestige and significance of gerontological science and to secure public acknowledgement of the excellence and achievements of gerontologists in Europe. The Advanced Scholar Awards of IAGG-ER are given to three scientists who have expanded the significance and quality of European science in biological ageing research, clinical ageing research, and socio-behavioral ageing research. European scientists who have contributed most significantly to the development of gerontology and geriatrics can be nominated for this award. Three eminent scientists were chosen for this prestigious award.