We are delighted to report that Professor Jacobijn Gussekloo (Leiden University Medical Center) has accepted our invitation to serve as the chair of our International Science Advisory Panel. As Chair, Professor Gussekloo will play a critical role in 2018 as Ageing Well makes it case to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment for a second tranche of government research funding (NZ$20 million).

Professor Gussekloo is a distinguished academic. Originally trained as a General Practitioner, she currently serves as Professor of Primary Care at Leiden University Medical Center. She is the chair (or a member) of numerous medical and research organisations, has held (and currently holds) multiple research grants, and has authored over 200 research outputs.

You can find out more about Prof. Gussekloo here: https://www.ageingwellchallenge.co.nz/our-people/international-science-advisory-panel/