The characteristics of people are the key to study aging

VODCAST - 30 June 2016 Sergei Scherbov


Sergei Scherbov describes how people age differently in different countries and why new developed measures that are based on the characteristics of people are better suited to study aging. The interview was conducted during the General Assembly Meeting of the ATHLOS project that was held on 30-31 May 2016 in Facultad de Medicina at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.

The ATHLOS (Ageing Trajectories of Health: Longitudinal Opportunities and Synergies) Project is a five-year project that began in May 2015 and is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grant agreement number 635316. The Consortium is coordinated by Dr Josep Maria Haro (Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu – PSSJD) and consists of 14 partners from 11 European countries. Sergei Scherbov and Warren Sanderson are heading the partner team at IIASA. More information:


Sergei Scherbov

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World Population

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Warren Sanderson

Research Scholar

World Population

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