The Nordic Centre Biennial Conference On Ageing and Global Healthcare Challenges

This conference will bring together leading ageing researchers from around the world working on molecular, cellular, individual and societal levels of ageing.

Ageing is the greatest risk factor for many diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer, and neurodegeneration, especially Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, among others. The global average age is increasing dramatically because of improved healthcare system and changes in lifestyle. Accordingly, the ageing society brings formidable socio-economic challenges. In the past decades, our understanding of the mechanisms of ageing at molecular, cellular, individual, and societal levels has greatly expanded. This enables scientists to develop novel strategies to improve healthy ageing and to prevent or treat age-related diseases through lifestyle modifications, pharmacological interventions, and novel therapeutics.

Aim of the conference

This conference will bring together leading ageing researchers working on molecular, cellular, individual, and societal levels of ageing, from around the world, including The University of Oslo, Copenhagen University, Uppsala University, Karolinsa Institute, Fudan University, Peking University, Duke Kunshan University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong, National University of Singapore, among others.

The major aim of the two conferences is to foster communications, interactions, and collaborations among the ageing researchers, and to provide unique training opportunities to the undergraduate and graduate students, postdoc fellows, and early career ageing researchers.

Our final goal is to explore new therapeutics and interventions to extend healthspan and lifespan in the elderly.

Attend on-site in Oslo

Please register here (free registration):

Address: Sognsvannsveien 9, 0372 Oslo, Norway

Attend via Zoom

Organising Committee

  • Professor Evandro Fei Fang, MBBS, Ph.D.
    (Chair) Group Leader, University of Oslo (UiO) and Akershus University Hospital, Norway The Norwegian Centre on Healthy Ageing, Norway
    Tel: +47 92230968; Mobile: +47 92230968; Emails:, 
  • Professor Na HE 
    Dean, School of Public Health, Fudan University, China
    Tel: 86-21-54237625; Email:
  • Professor Lene Juel Rasmussen 
    Acting Director, Centre on Healthy Ageing, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Tel: (+45) 35 32 67 17; Email:

Additional members involved in the preparation

  • Professor W. Y. Chan
    Ph.D. Pro-Vice-Chancellor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Professor Linda Hildegard Bergersen
    Ph.D. Professor of Physiology, Vice-Dean of Research, Faculty of Dentistry, UiO, Norway Professor Neurobiology of Ageing, CEHA, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mobile: +47 97032049; Email:
  • Professor Magnar Bjørås
    Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
    Tel: +47 95081497; Email:
  • Professor Shenglan Tang
    Director, Global Health Research Center, Duke Kunshan University, China
    Tel: +1 919-519-0802; Email:


For the Shanghai meeting, we thank the funding from the Nordic Centre and the amazing assistance from Mr. Veli-Matti Palomäki 马维 (current Programme Manager) and Mr. Magnus Jorem周迈 (former Programme Manager) from the Nordic Centre Fudan University.


Tags: Ageing, Evandro Fei Fang
Published Sep. 16, 2022 3:46 PM - Last modified Sep. 16, 2022 3:46 PM