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Bruno Vellas


Professor Vellas (MD, PhD) is currently Chairman of the Toulouse Gerontopole, Head of the Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Toulouse University Hospital, and Head of the Alzheimer Disease Clinical Research Centre, University of Toulouse and a member of INSERM (National Institute of Medical Research) 1027 Unit on Aging. He is also Past-President of the IAGG (International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics).

Prof. Vellas obtained his medical degree (MD) and PhD from the University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, and for more than 20 years now he has been involved in large trial on Alzheimer's disease and on Frailty. He has published over 560 articles in the field and especially on Alzheimer's and disease modifying treatment. Prof. Vellas is the founder of the E.A.D.C. (European Alzheimer's Disease Consortium)

He is associate editor of the JPAD (Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease), principal investigator of large international trials in the field including GuidAge, MAPT trial and part of large European Funded Program.

He was nominated « Officier de la Légion d’Honneur » and is a corresponding member of the French National Academy of Medicine.



Last Updated: Friday 06 February 2015