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Month: August 2023

Gene analysis
A paper published in GeroScience has described a gene responsible for a key biomarker of cellular senescence. A widely used biomarker Why we Age: Cellular SenescenceAs your body ages, more of your cells become senescent. Senescent cells do not divide or support the tissues of which they are part; instead, they emit potentially harmful chemical...
AthenaDAO
Mark your calendars: The opportunity to get in early and shape the most expansive and undertapped area of biotech is just days away. AthenaDAO, the one of the largest DeSci DAOs and the first to focus on women’s health, is launching their capped ERC20 governance token ($ATH) on August 31st at 12pm CET, with the...
Healthy Longevity PR
The National University Health System, National University of Singapore and Alexandra Hospital have launched the world’s first Healthy Longevity Clinic in a public hospital to increase Singaporeans’ healthspan by three years in the next ten years. The Healthy Longevity Clinic at Alexandra Hospital translates healthy longevity research into evidence-based medicine and makes it available to...
Mouse on hand
In a research paper published in GeroScience, researchers investigated the impact of senolytics on young mice and found some surprising results [1]. Senescent cell removal and other properties Senolytics, when given to older mice, clear senescent cells. Senolytics such as fisetin and quercetin also have anti-inflammatory properties and can be used as chemotherapeutics and senotherapeutics...
EARD2023 Photo
After three years in digital format due to COVID concerns, one of the oldest longevity conferences was again welcoming attendants in New York City. Ending Age-Related Diseases (EARD), organized by Lifespan.io for the sixth time, kept with modern ideas by using a hybrid format that combined in-person attendance with full online access in real time....
Impetus grants are designed to be easy and fast to apply for.
Earlier this month, Impetus Grants announced its third round of funding, with 10 million from the Rosenkranz and Hevolution foundations. Previously, the program conducted two grant rounds, bringing 114 new projects and 50 new labs into the space, giving away more than 24 million dollars for a β€œnew kind of science”. Now, some of these...