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gerontologist

Antonio Ruiz-Torres, Spanish gerontologist. Recipient Max Bürger prize German Society Gerontology, 1978, Fritz-Verzar medal Institute Kurat Experimental Gerontology, Vienna, Austria, 1986. Member International Association Gerontology (chairman Biological European section 1991-1995).

Background

Ruiz-Torres, Antonio was born on June 6, 1933 in Madrid. Son of Antonio and Concepción (Torres) Ruiz.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Complutense University, Madrid, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Complutense University, Madrid, 1976. Doctor of Medicine, Hamburg University, Germany, 1959.

Career

Predoctoral fellow/intern Jiménez Díaz Foundation, Madrid, 1953-1956. Medical assistant/resident Municipal Hospital, Verden, Germany, 1957-1961. Science assistant Free University, Berlin, 1962-1967, private dozent, 1967, professor, 1968, assistant medical director, 1967-1968, chairman, 1969-1978.

Head department Autónoma University, Madrid, 1979—1999. Dean medical faculty, Berlin, 1970-1971. Director University Institute Gerontological Research, Madrid, 1981-1996.

Membership

Member International Association Gerontology (chairman Biological European section 1991-1995).

Connections

Married Karin Holst, January 14, 1954. Children: Antonio, Matthias, Manuel, Ulrike.

father:
Antonio Ruiz

mother:
Concepción (Torres) Ruiz

spouse:
Karin Holst

child:
Antonio Ruiz-Torres

child:
Matthias Ruiz-Torres

child:
Manuel Ruiz-Torres

child:
Ulrike Ruiz-Torres