Vladimir Khavinson is the Director of the Saint-Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology with the ECOSOC-UN consultative status, Vice–President of the Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Chief research scientist and Head of the scientific group for the study of peptide regulation of ageing at the Pavlov Institute of Physiology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Personality Quality Laboratory of the North-Western Institute of Management of the Russian Federation Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Advisor to the Chairman of the Committee on Social Policy of the St. Petersburg Government, Member of the Expert Council of the Committee on Social Policy of the Federation Council, President (2011-2015), Member of the Executive Committee of the European Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics.
Vladimir Khavinson is a foreign member (academician) of the Ukrainian Academy of Medical Science, Academician of the Italian Academy of Economic and Social Sciences, Academician of the American International Academy of Science, Education, Industry and Arts, holder of the USSR Council of Ministers’ Prize, K.M. Bykov Prize of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, V.Ya. Danilevski Prize, T.I. Yaroshevskii Prize, Academician A.F. Krasnov Prize, Prizes of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences and the Ukrainian Academy of Medical Sciences,
He is the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the leading gerontological journal "Advances in Gerontology" (Russian and English editions) and a member of editorial boards of 15 Russian and international scientific journals. For his contribution to the development of Gerontology and Geriatrics in the Russian Federation Vladimir Khavinson was awarded the Russian Ministry of Health diploma. He is the laureate of the Order of Friendship of the Russian Federation. V. Kh. Khavinson was awarded 11 medals of the USSR and the Russian Federation and 7 medals of Exhibition of Economic Achievements of the USSR, P. Kapitsa’s Memorial golden medal and P. Ehrlich Silver Medal.