Engaging and Educating the Public about Aging and Life Extension
Hey there, I am Dr. Oliver Medvedik, Vice President of Lifespan.io. For the first time in human history, we can consider bringing aging and age-related diseases under medical control to be a realistic goal.
Emerging life extension technologies could potentially free us from aging and age-related diseases, providing our children and even ourselves with extra years of healthy longevity, independence, and youthful appearance.
As part of our commitment to education our goal is to share evidence-based knowledge about aging and rejuvenation among the general public, the business sector, policymakers, and philanthropists. To achieve this goal we engage in a number of educational initiatives.
- At a country fair in 1906, 800 people entered a contest to guess the weight of an ox. Scientist and mathematician Francis Galton was also in attendance. Upon analyzing the contest ballots, he noted […]
- Ever since the first Bitcoin block was mined in 2009, people have been using cryptocurrencies to securely conduct transactions online. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and […]
- What is CRISPR? CRISPR (otherwise known as “Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeat”) is a gene editing system, but it is not a human invention. It was originally part of the antiviral ‘immune system’ of […]
- Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, also known simply as progeria, is a disease characterized by premature aging. Patients with progeria develop many of the same conditions that normally occur late […]
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