Francesco Mattace Raso
Francesco Mattace Raso is 47 years old, he is from Italy and has lived in The Netherlands since 1999. He is the head of the division of Geriatric Medicine at the Erasmus MC. The division is specialized in investigating age-related changes of our body and physiology. How does an old person react to injury, what are the possibilities to heal and what are the functional consequences? He collaborates with several centers in The Netherlands but also abroad and he is involved in three research projects which are financed by EU. At the moment he also supervises 7 PhD candidates on the field of age-related determinants of functional and cognitive impairment.