1st VitaDAO Crypto meets Longevity Symposium

A Free Symposium exploring where Web3 meets aging research.


Wednesday, April 13, 2022 from 2:30 PM to 9:30 PM BST will see the first VitaDAO Crypto meets Longevity Symposium. Hosted by Max Unfried and Eleanor Sheekey the event will be focusing on where the worlds of Web3 and aging research meet.

The event features some excellent speakers including Irina Conboy, Brian Kennedy, Valter Longo and more! To join this free symposum please register for the event.

Longevity Science and Crypto Talks:

Decentralising Healthcare through Geroscience Prof. Brian Kennedy – National University of Singapore

The promise of small molecules Prof. Morten Scheibye-Knudsen – University of Copenhagen

Fasting mimicking diets in longevity and health Prof. Valter Longo – University of Southern California

Heterogeneity in Senescence: from Mechanisms to Interventions Prof. Marco Demaria – University of Groningen


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Partial reprogramming for healthspan extension Prof. Vittorio Sebastiano – Stanford University

Blood and its rejuvenating effects Prof. Irina Conboy – UC Berkley

Bridging IP into Web3 with IP-NFTs Tyler Golato – MoleculeDAO

On the symbiosis between Blockchain Technology and Longevity Qiao Wang – AllianceDAO

Pay-for-success x IP-NFT Pilot: A New Financial Model for Repurposing Off-Patent Rapamycin Savva Kerdemelidis – Crowd Funded Cures


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Panel discussions:

Panel 1 : Decentralizing Science – Using Blockchain to Reinvent the Scientific Process Speakers: Patrick Joyce(ResearchHub), Niklas Rindtorff (LabDAO), Mike P. Sinn(CureDAO)

Panel 2: Novel Mechanisms to Fund Longevity Science Speakers: Keith Comito (Lifespan.io), Lauren Berkowitz (Longevity Science Foundation), Laurence Ion (VitaDAO)

Panel 3: The road to Rejuvenation: Progress, Obstacles, and the Future Speakers: Alexandra Bause (Apollo Health Ventures), Nathan Cheng (Longevity Marketcap), Karl Pfleger(Longevity Investor & Philanthropist)

The symposium is free to attend but you will need to register for the event.

About the author

Steve Hill

Steve serves on the LEAF Board of Directors and is the Editor in Chief, coordinating the daily news articles and social media content of the organization. He is an active journalist in the aging research and biotechnology field and has to date written over 600 articles on the topic, interviewed over 100 of the leading researchers in the field, hosted livestream events focused on aging, as well as attending various medical industry conferences. His work has been featured in H+ magazine, Psychology Today, Singularity Weblog, Standpoint Magazine, Swiss Monthly, Keep me Prime, and New Economy Magazine. Steve is one of three recipients of the 2020 H+ Innovator Award and shares this honour with Mirko Ranieri – Google AR and Dinorah Delfin – Immortalists Magazine. The H+ Innovator Award looks into our community and acknowledges ideas and projects that encourage social change, achieve scientific accomplishments, technological advances, philosophical and intellectual visions, author unique narratives, build fascinating artistic ventures, and develop products that bridge gaps and help us to achieve transhumanist goals. Steve has a background in project management and administration which has helped him to build a united team for effective fundraising and content creation, while his additional knowledge of biology and statistical data analysis allows him to carefully assess and coordinate the scientific groups involved in the project.