The analysis of the extreme limits of human life span can provide a better understanding of how human beings can escape, delay, or survive the most frequent age-related diseases. For this purpose the study of extremely long-lived individuals can provide hints of considerable interest. Longevity is a particularly complex trait, with genetic, environmental, and lifestyle […]
ABOUT IVO PIRISI
Dr Ivo Pirisi holds a PHD degree in biology and a specialisation in nutrition. He worked as a researcher at the University of Cagliari (Sardinia – Italy) where he studied the metabolism of fats. Dr Ivo spent his childhood and youth in a very small village of inner Sardinia, where the community relationships and bonds are still very strong and important.
Dr Ivo began to work with local communities, artisans, farmers, shepherds, and vintners, to develope programs on Sardinian Longevity and the Blue Zones (one of the five areas in the world with the highest percentage of centenarians).