Ana Aslan Clinic
Dr. ANA ASLAN
Ana Aslan (1897-1988, born in Braila) studied at the Faculty of Medicine in Bucharest (1915-1922).
She was professor of Cardiology at the Faculty of Medicine in Timisoara (1945-1949).
Between 1949 and 1952 she was head of department at the Institute of Endocrinology in Bucharest. Starting in 1952 she became General Director of the Institute of Geriatrics. As one of the pioneering scientists in the world on medical gerontology, Ana Aslan focused also on social gerontology.
The first medicine designed to delay human aging was developed between 1946 and 1956 as the result of various clinical and experimental researches by Prof. Ana Aslan and her followers.
Ana Aslan Institute
The Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics was founded in 1952 as the first institution of this kind by Decision of the Ministerial Cabinet. In 1974 it became a National Institute and in 1974 it took the name of "Ana Aslan". From its beginnings the Institute was led by Prof. Acad. Ana Aslan M.D.until 1988. It has had medical geriatric assistance and social gerontology research as main activities. The Institute was commended in 1964 as a model of geriatric institution by WHO.