Professor Claudio Franceschi graduated from the University of Bologna (Italy) with honors in 1967 with a degree in medicine. He worked as a professor of immunology at the Universities of Padua (1980-86), Modena (1986-1998) and Bologna from 1998 to October 2013. Currently he is Professor Emeritus at the University of Bologna and a member of the Institute of Neurological Sciences of Bologna. Professor Franceschi is the founder of the interdepartmental Luigi Galvani research center at the University of Bologna (Director from 2001 to 2006). He held the position of Dean of the Faculty of Experimental Pathology of the University of Bologna (2010-2012). He was the scientific director of the Italian National Research Center on Aging (1996-2005). Professor Franceschi is the author of more than 720 articles in peer-reviewed journals, the citation index for Scopus is 40,982, the Hirsh index is 95. From 2018, he is the head of the laboratory of systemic medicine of healthy aging at Lobachevsky, Nizhny Novgorod, the Leading Scientist - Principal Investigator of the megagrant "Digital Personalized Healthy Aging Megagrant (CPM-Aging): Network Analysis of Large Multi-Content Data to Search for New Diagnostic, Predictive, and Therapeutic Goals".