Director of Ageless Asia
Dr Fernando Cortizo (BSc, BSc (Honours) PhD, BM, MBA) completed his training in Australia, USA and Europe specializing in a wide variety of areas including Medical Genetics, Microbiology, Medicine, Pharmacology and Biochemistry.
He also completed his first post-graduate program at Monash University, Faculty of Medicine, became a member of the Diabetes Research Group and was trained in the area of Endocrinology, specializing in Insulin action and Insulin receptors in muscle. At the same time he was also involved in collaborative research in the USA at the Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, followed by an appointment as Head of the Teaching laboratories of the Department of Biochemistry at La Trobe University, Bundoora.
He held the position of Senior Research Officer at the Department of Medicine, Alfred Hospital Monash Medical School and then joined the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) of Australia progressing to the position of Product Specialist, Manager and Project Manager where he was involved in the research, development, manufacture and introduction of new pharmaceutical products and the setting up of clinical trials assessing new treatment protocols for Haemophilia and blood disorders.
Dr Cortizo was instrumental in the establishment and development of The Graduate School of Integrative and Environmental Medicine, Swinburne University(GSIM) and contributed to the growing use and acceptance of Antiaging and Integrative medicine in Australia. He served for a number of years as a Senior lecturer and Director of Research Development at GSIM and as an Integrative Medicine Consultant to Pathlab in Melbourne and ADL in the USA.
Dr Cortizo is a regular lecturer at the General Practitioners Conference and Exhibition (GPCE) and other International Conferences. He is currently and active member and lecturer at the American Academy of Antiaging (A4M), The Australasian Academy of Antiaging Medicine(A5M) and a Faculty member and Lecturer at the Taiwan Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (T3ARM). He was engaged as the Director of International Business for Goodgene Inc, Korea and has held a number of executive positions as the acting Executive Director of YourGene LLC., USA, CMO of Flylife srl Italy, and CEO of Yourgene Biotech Sdn Bhd. Currently he is the CEO of Nxgene(M) Sdn Bhd, Scientific Director and coordinator of the Damansara Autism Management Institute, Kuala Lumpur and Co-founder and Director of Ageless Asia and Ageless Partners Sdn Bhd.