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Category: Advocacy

April 15, 2021
When conducting science, it is crucially important to have clear, unambiguous definitions. These definitions must be firmly established to avoid confusion and misunderstandings and possibly to prevent people from going around telling everyone that you’re working on something that you’re actually not. The I-word It’s not uncommon, especially for outsiders of a given field, to...
A picture of Congress
January 29, 2021
Do members of Congress actually listen to the concerns of their constituents? Are the letters and emails you send read, or are they discarded into the physical or virtual trash? If they are read, does it even make any difference? Popular belief would tell you that the answer is no to all of the above,...
Blue DNA
January 10, 2020
Recently, LEAF Outreach Director Elena Milova was featured in an interview over at the Medium blog site Predict. During the interview, Elena gives her views on the industry, tells the story of how she became part of the field, and the challenges the industry faces in its quest to develop effective therapies that address the...
An image of the sun rising in the morning
August 26, 2019
It is a sure sign that the tide has turned when mainstream news outlets and magazines start publishing positive articles about aging research and the prospects of rejuvenation. A refreshing change Today, I want to highlight an article in MIT Technology Review in which the author, David Adam, gives a sensible and measured overview of...
Overpopulated area
August 05, 2019
A common concern about life extension is overpopulation, the idea that there are too many people in the world. Are we really headed for a global overpopulation meltdown, as some people believe? The United Nations' World Population Prospects 2019 report suggests that while the global population will continue to rise for the next few decades,...
EARD reception
July 30, 2019
Ending Age-Related Diseases 2019 is over, and the dust is starting to settle after what can only be described as a hugely successful event for our organization. This was our second year of running a conference, and once more, we focused on the research and investment areas of rejuvenation biotechnology. Totally sold out We wish...