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Category: Interviews

September 25, 2020
Recently, we had the opportunity to interview Rick Kiessig, the co-founder of Kimer Med, a company developing a broad-spectrum antiviral that has the potential to destroy a wide range of viruses. Its drug, known as VTose, is a variant of an older antiviral drug known as DRACO, which unfortunately failed to gain funding a few...
September 11, 2020
In this interview at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Elena Milova of Lifespan.io asks Michael Greve of the Forever Healthy Foundation about his history in investigating age-related diseases, his donations to organizations that fight against aging, his recent analytical initiative, Rejuvenation Now, in determining effective therapies against age-related diseases, and his other efforts in fighting against...
July 22, 2020
Reason, author of the anti-aging blog Fight Aging and CEO of Repair Biotechnologies, still isn't convinced that methylation is very useful in assessing biological age or the efficacy of various therapeutics, despite the wide use of methylation-based clocks. He surprised me at this year's Longevity Therapeutics conference in San Francisco by speaking out about the...
July 15, 2020
Two researchers, Alexander Fedintsev and Alexey Moskalev, have published an expansive review paper in which they propose a new hallmark of aging [1]. The authors draw our attention to a phenomenon that is sometimes overlooked in the context of aging: the accumulation of damage to long-lived molecules caused by the non-enzymatic chemical reactions of glycation,...
July 06, 2020
We had the opportunity to interview Edwina Rogers, CEO of the Global Healthspan Policy Institute and a professional public health advocate supporting aging research. Edwina has degrees in corporate finance and law. She worked for four U.S. Presidents and two U.S. Senators, helping to shape national policy regarding healthcare. We caught up with her at...
June 16, 2020
Back in 2005, Drs. Irina and Michael Conboy showed that joining the circulatory systems of young and old mice together in a procedure called parabiosis could rejuvenate aged tissues and reverse some aspects of aging in old mice. Following this discovery, many researchers concluded that there must be something special in young blood that was...