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Funder/CentreLudwig Boltzmann Society
Programme:Medical Ageing Research and Biogerontology
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Medical Ageing Research and Biogerontology

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Medical Ageing Research and BiogerontologyResearch Programme


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Summary of key aims

The Ludwig Boltzmann-Institute for Ageing research performs scientific work in the fields of geriatrics and gerontology. In an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach six research groups work on a variety of projects that are of relevance for the elderly.
Many projects of the Ludwig Boltzmann-Institute for Ageing Research are realized in collaboration with institutions of the Medical University of Vienna, the University of Veterinary Medicine and Viennese Hospitals (Donauspital im SMZ Ost, Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Brüder, Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern).

Management contact

Prof. Dr. Peter Pietschmann
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Ageing Research
c/o SMZ-Ost Donauspital
1220 Vienna
Langobardenstraße 122

Scientific contact

Prof. Dr. Karl Heinz Tragl
Ludwig Boltzmann
Institute for Ageing Research,
c/o SMZ-Ost Donauspital

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What forms of international collaboration does the programme support?

  • ▪ Foreign collaborators working in their own countries
  • ▪ Travel for foreign collaborators
  • ▪ Travel for national researchers

Interdisciplinary research is a strategic priority...

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