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Optimizing Biological Age with Dr. Michael Lustgarten

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In this Journal Club, Dr. Michael Lustgarten from the Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia (NEPS) Laboratory at the HNRCA discusses the nine biomarkers of Levine’s Phenotypical Age Calculator, how they relate to mortality, and what he recommends doing in order to optimize them for long-lasting youth.

If you would like to check out the slides Mike used during his presentation, they are available below.

Finally, if you would like to learn more about Mike’s work, we recommend that you visit his blog.

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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.
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