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Month: September 2017

Jim Mellon and Al Chalabi are back with another successful venture into the world of science investment. Following their acclaimed 2012 book “Cracking the code”, whose spotlight was on the life sciences industry, Juvenescence takes us on a compelling journey through the dawning market of longevity and rejuvenation biotechnology, which the authors predict will be...
We have been talking about a number of new studies in past Journal Clubs, so we thought it was time to get into some aging theory. We chose to cover one of the most cited and highly regarded damage theories of aging in this edition of the club. In this edition of Journal Club we...
Only two years ago, when I launched my advocacy website Rejuvenaction, I didn’t think I would read a book like Juvenescence so soon; yet, the topic of rejuvenation biotechnologies has already become mainstream enough to lead investors of the calibre of Jim Mellon and Al Chalabi to devote a whole book to it. As Juvenescence...
So far, the only intervention that is known to consistently increase lifespan across multiple species is caloric restriction (CR). Caloric restriction is known to increase lifespan in the majority of mouse strains tested [1] and many other species. The effects of CR have even been shown to influence how primates age and reduce the incidence...
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Very recently, the World Health Organization, which is essentially the United Nations’ agency for coordinating international health-related efforts, has launched The Global Online Consultation on Research Priority Setting for Healthy Aging. A corresponding survey is available on the WHO website and can be filled until September 30. As WHO is the main source of policy...
Today, we are pleased to announce the imminent arrival of Jim Mellon and Al Chalabi's new book Juvenescence, which covers the field of rejuvenation biotechnology. The book focuses on technologies that will soon arrive, therapies that may increase healthy lifespan, and guidance for investors. The book offers a comprehensive overview of aging research and how...