2017 Outstanding Career Achievement: Suresh Rattan

Suresh Rattan, Ph.D., D.Sc. heads the Laboratory of Cellular Ageing, at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Denmark. He is the recipient of the Lord Cohen Medal in Gerontology from the British Society for Research on Ageing, an Honorary Doctorate from the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, and is the present Chairman of the Biological Section of the European Region of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG-ER). He is one of the pioneers in testing, developing and applying the concept of hormesis for the modulation of ageing and longevity in cultured human cells. He has published more than 250 scientific articles, and has compiled 15 books, including books for children, general-public, and research scientists. He is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Biogerontology – an international peer reviewed journal published by Springer. His personal website is: http://www.sureshrattan.com