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Professor Athanase Benetos

Hospital Brabois of Nancy, Vandoeuvre-Les-Nancy (France)

Athanase Benetos graduated from the Medical School of Athens in 1980 and obtained his PhD at the University of Paris VI in 1994. He is presently Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Biology of Aging at the University Hospital of Nancy-Lorraine. He is member of the Executive Board and the Immediate Past President of the President of the European Geriatric Medicine (EuGMS). Senior Researcher at the National Institute of Biomedical Research (INSERM), he focuses his research on the age-related arterial changes, the role of telomeres on arterial aging and the management of hypertension in very old people. Since 2015, Pr. Athanase Benetos is the Director of the Federation Hospital/University on Cardiac and Arterial Aging (FHU-CARTAGE). He has authored 430 scientific papers (Google Scholar H index 102). In 2010 he published the book “ABCDaire du futur centenaire” (Robert Laffont, Paris). In 2019 he co-edited “The Cambridge Handbook of Successful Aging” (Cambridge University Press).

Case discussion - Focus therapeutic targets and prognostic significance

Event: ESC Preventive Cardiology 2022

Topic: European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC)

Session: How to manage the hypertensive patient with frailty syndrome


Blood pressure lowering in the elderly.

Event: ESC Congress 2018

Topic: Hypertension

Session: Challenges and considerations in hypertension therapy


Effects of metabolic syndrome on arterial stiffness in different age groups: "The Triple A Multicenter Study".

Event: ESC Congress 2016

Topic: Atherosclerosis

Session: Arterial stiffness and cardiovascular diseases - The experience of CAVI (Cardio-Ankle Vascular Index)


Very elderly.

Event: ESC Congress 2016

Topic: Treatment of hypertension

Session: Hot topics in the management of hypertension


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