About Congress

Dear ISSAM members, Dear readers of the “Aging Male journal, and dear colleagues

I am writing to you during an unprecedented and difficult time for all of us. Across the globe, healthcare systems are under immense pressure, or are taking steps to prepare for intense pressure to come. As healthcare workers, you are vitally important at all times, but particularly during times of this crisis.The aging population and especially aging men are at a higher risk and our organization will do its best to design preventive strategies to help men age in health an dignity. Let us hope that in a few month the situation will stabilize and that by the end of the year we will be able to have our c 14th ISSAM congress

I hope you are all well and will remain healthy and will be able to join at the 14th ISSAM congress to be held in November 29th -December 02 2020 in Kaliningrad on the Baltic Sea. (former Königsberg).

The scheme of the congress : ;Aging as a manifestation of chronic inflammation: from science to clinical practice.

The ISSAM secretariat is working very hard to update the ISSAM recommendations. A draft will be presented to be discussed by all participants and hopefully finalized to be published on our journals first issue of 2021.

Looking forward to meet you all

Bruno Lunenfeld MD PhD



The ISSAM (International Society for the Study of Aging Men) Congress is a true crown jewel in the calendar of the most significant international scientific events. It is of special importance both in terms of having a relevant and highly charged scientific program, as well as presentation of latest cutting-edge ideas and approaches towards diagnosis and disease management.

Each year the end of November brings together over 300 specialists in the field of endocrinology, urology, andrology, sexology, gynecology, therapy, nutrition science, neurology, cardiology, psychology, dermatocosmetology and gerontology who are strongly keen on male and female health, hormone therapy and preventive medicine of the XXI century. They come from more than 10 countries to share their experiences and tell about the latest scientific discoveries and insights.

The venue for the traditional XIV ISSAM 2020 Congress is Kaliningrad Radisson Blu Hotel. The Congress dates: November 29 to December 1, 2020.

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Dear Colleagues!
On behalf of ISSAM’s organizing committee I would like to welcome you to the 14th ISSAM congress it be held in November 29th - December 01 2020 in Kaliningrad on the Baltic Sea (former Konigsberg). Read more

Bruno Lunenfeld MD PhD, President

We invited the most prominent Russian scientists and foreign experts from the leading universities, clinics, medical centers of the USA, Great Britain, Israel, Italy, Canada, Poland, Belgium, Germany and other countries to become the Congress participants.

Throughout our forum the experts and participants will discuss and approve the new International ISSAM-2020 Clinical Recommendations.

The event is a part of accreditation in the Continuing Medical Education framework and corresponding credits (scores) will be assigned.


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Bruno Lunenfeld, Professor, MD, President of ISSAM, Member of the Royal Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FRCOG), Honorary Member of the American Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG), Philippine Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (POGS), Honorary Professor of the Department of Natural Sciences, Bar-Illam University (Ramat Gan, Israel) Aksam A. Yassin, MD PhD EdD FEBU Professor of Urology & Sexual Medicine, Hamburg, Germany Chairman of the Institute of Urology & Andrology, Norderstedt-Hamburg, Germany Scientific Dean of Preventive Medicine Program and Men´s Health at Centre of medicine and health science, Dresden International University, (Dresden, Germany) Michael Zitzmann, MD PhD, professor, Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, Endocrinologist, Andrologist, Diabetologist,Specialist in Sexual Medicine (FECSM), Clinical Andrology, Centre for Reproductive Medicine and Andrology, University Clinics Muenster (Muenster, Germany) Stefan Arver, MD, PhD Director Centre for Andrology and Sexual Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital and Dept of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, (Stockholm, Sweden)
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Borys Vornyk, MD, professor, Department of Sexology and Medical Psychology, MAPO, head of the Kiev Center for Sexology and Andrology, international expert on sexual and reproductive health (Kiev, Ukraine) Svetlana Kalinchenko, MD, professor, Head of Endocrinology Department, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, ISSAM Vice President (Moscow, Russia) Igor Kvetnoy, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Professor, MD, Head of the Pathomorphology Department, Federal State Budget Scientific Institution Research Institute named after D. Ott” (St. Petersburg, Russia) Leonid Vorslov, MD, PhD, professor, Chair of Endocrinology, People’s Friendship University of Russia (Moscow, Russia).


The sidelines of the Congress will feature an exhibition display enabling the leading Russian and foreign manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and diagnostics devices to demonstrate their innovative products.

Both, Scientific Committee as well as organizers of the ISSAM Congress are happy to welcome you and go an extra-mile to facilitate your submersion into the world of fascinating professional multidisciplinary information and informal communication with the proponents of anti-aging therapy.

Official congress languages of the forum: English-Russian.


Looking forward to see you and wish you a very successful conference experience!