Dr Viña gave the opening lecture, entitled “Centenarians: an example of successful physiological adaptation to ageing” at the founding symposium of the Portuguese Society for Physiology in November 2019.
Dr Viña was pleased to participate in the organisation of the 1st EURO-GEROSCIENCE Conference held in Madrid, Spain, on 13th and 14th September 2019 and to give a talk on “Response to stress: frailty and resilience”.
Dr Viña gave a lecture entitled “¿Cuánto tiempo viviremos?” (How long will we live?) at the Nobel Prize Foundation session on ageing on 22nd May 2019.
In March 2019, Prof José Viña was pleased to be chosen as the winner of the 23rd edition of the University-Society Awards for Research Trajectory of the Council of the University of Valencia 2019.
In February 2019, Prof Viña gave a talk entitled “Free Radical Theory of Frailty: Molecular Mechanisms of Frailty Resulting from Oxidative Stress” at the ICFSR (9th International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research) held in Miami, USA.
In January 2019, Prof Viña was elected President of the Society for Free Radical Research International (SFRRI).
At the beginning of 2019, Dr Viña, Dr Gomez-Cabrera and Dr Consuelo Borrás were pleased to be awarded funds by the European Union for their project entitled “Scaling-up of an evidence-based intervention programme in older people with Diabetes and Frailty in Latin America” Reference: 825546 — DIABFRAIL-LATAM.
Prof Viña received the Onda Cero Valencia Prize for Science in on 23rd November, 2018.
Prof Viña gave a lecture entitled “Oxidative stress/free radicals in relation to ageing” at the Consensus Conference Ageing and Physical Activity Program held in Copenhagen from 19 – 22 November 2018.
Prof Viña gave a lecture at the GSA (Gerontological Society of America) 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting held in Boston from 14th – 18th November 2018.
Prof Viña attended the SEMEG (Sociedad Española de Medicina Geriátrica) Congress held in Barcelona from 12th to 14th April 2018.