Prof Matteo Cesari


Prof Matteo Cesari
University of Milan

Matteo Cesari, MD, PhD is Associate Professor of Geriatrics at the Università di Milano and Head of the Geriatric Unit at the Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico (Milan, Italy).

His research activities are focused on the frailty condition and strategies aimed at preventing the disabling cascade. Dr. Cesari’s scientific projects have been funded by public agencies (including the US National Institute on Aging, the French Agence Nationale de Recherche, and the Italian Ministry of Health) as well as private institutions (e.g., the Swiss Bridge Foundation).

Dr. Cesari has currently published more than 400 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, 21 book chapters, and numerous other publications. He is listed by Clarivate Analytics among the worldwide Highly Cited Researchers (

Dr. Cesari is Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Frailty & Aging, and Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association [JAMDA]. He is also member of the Editorial Board of several scientific journals (including and the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging [JNHA] and Aging Medicine).

He is the coordinator of the European Geriatric Medicine Society (EuGMS) Special Interest Group on “Frailty and resilience in older persons”. Dr. Cesari also serves as consultant for the World Health Organization on the themes of aging and integrated care in older people.

Programme Details

Track : Symposium 2: Beyond Hospital to Community - Transforming Current Models of Care
Day 1, 10 October 2019 , Thursday
1040 - 1100
Topic : How Does Care Delivery Need To Transform To Prevent Diseases In The Elderly?
Keynote & Plenary Speakers