Andrea Maier

Andrea Maier



Andrea B. Maier, MD PhD FRACP

Biogerontologist, Internal Medicine Specialist, Geriatrician and international health policy specialist

Oon Chiew Seng Professor in Medicine, Healthy Ageing and Dementia Research, Co-Director at Centre for Healthy Longevity, National University Health System, National University of Singapore

Professor of Gerontology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Andrea B. Maier (1978), a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP), graduated in Medicine (MD) in 2003 from the University of Lübeck (Germany), was registered in 2009 in The Netherlands as a Specialist in Internal Medicine-Geriatrics and was appointed Full Professor of Gerontology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (The Netherlands) in 2013. She was the head of Geriatrics at the Vrije Universiteit Medical Center from 2012 to 2016. From 2016 to early 2021 Professor Maier served as Divisional Director of Medicine and Community Care at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia, and as Professor of Medicine and Aged Care at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She continued her career at the National University of Singapore as Director of the Centre for Healthy Longevity. Professor Maier’s research focuses on unravelling the mechanisms of ageing and age-related diseases. She is heading international longitudinal cohort studies and geroscience interventions. During the last 12 years, she has published more than 370 peer-reviewed articles, achieving an H index of 68, spearheading the significant contributions of her highly acclaimed innovative, global, multidisciplinary @Age research group. She is a frequent guest on radio and television programs and a book author to disseminate ageing research. Furthermore, she is invited member and advisor of several international academic and health policy committees, including the World Health Organization evaluating the United Nations Decade of Healthy Ageing. In 2022, she co-founded of the first Longevity Medicine Clinic in Singapore - Chi Longevity and joint NU as Chief Medical Officer. She is the past President of The Australian and New Zealand Society for Sarcopenia and Frailty Research, the Founding President of the Healthy Longevity Medicine Society and serves as selected Member of The Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities.