Vladimir Khatskelevich Khavinson

President of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics - European Region, Vice-President of the Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director of the Saint Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology, Member of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences

From the evolution standpoint, modern humans have entered a stage of increased advanced aging as the proportion of people in older age groups continues to grow. The limit of human life expectancy is now being recorded at 110-120 years  with a   maximum reliable life expectancy going as high as 122 years. However, the main task of modern science is not to increase the human life span alone, but to increase the average human  work/productivity period. Therefore, scientists are researching medications and other methods to increase human work productivity.  The increase in vitality resource and increased working  life span will enable an increase in the working age population, which is extremely important in terms of socio-economic problems. The  current techniques that enhance quality of life, reliable and scientifically valid as they are, include the following: caloric restriction, use of antioxidants and vitamins, telomerase activators and other ones too numerous to mention.  Read more


Svetlana Vladislavovna Trofimova

MD, Professor, President of the Russian Society of Anti-Aging Medicine, the Director General of the Clinic “The Tree of Life” Treatment Program

A prerequisite for any person claiming to be a prosperous and successful in life is to be healthy and stay young. Today there are plenty of clinics and medical centers working in the field of rejuvenation and renewal period of active human longevity. However, to choose from the "sea" of such medical institutions one that is really best and safe is a very difficult task for a person not related to medicine. Nevertheless, after a long search and numerous consultations, we were advised to address a question "How to be healthy and stay young?" precisely to the Saint Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology, which is recognized today as a world leader in the field of prevention of age-related pathologies. We addressed that question to S. V. Trofimova, MD, Professor, and the Director General of the Tree of Life Clinic.

Svetlana Vladislavovna,  how to enjoy good health and remain young?  Read more