Spring is not far away here in the Northern Hemisphere, and with it, the signs of life and new growth are appearing. Much like the change of seasons, our organization is also growing and preparing to continue the fight against age-related diseases.
Matt Kaeberlein joins our SAB
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Matt Kaeberlein has joined our Scientific Advisory Board.
He is the Chief Science Officer at Optispan Geroscience and a Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, with adjunct appointments in Genome Sciences and Oral Health Sciences.
Matt is an important figure in our field, helping to drive progress while keeping things grounded and scientific. Our field has a history of overpromising and under delivering and Matt helps to keep the hype in check and present a balanced and realistic view of the aging and rejuvenation space.
We are looking forward to working with him in the future and he had this to say about joining the scientific advisory board.
I am pleased to join the scientific advisory board. Lifespan.io fills an important need in the field of aging research, providing unbiased journalism, high-quality educational materials, and effective advocacy for aging research. I look forward to working closely with the team at Lifespan.io to advance progress toward our shared goal to solve the biggest problem in human history.
Stephanie Dainow at Rejuvenation Startup Summit 2022
Our friends over at the Forever Healthy Foundation recently published a video from their Rejuvenation Startup Summit 2022 featuring Stephanie Dainow, Executive Director of Lifespan.io.
During this talk, Stephanie focused on how to make the longevity movement mainstream. The presentation covered how to bring more funding and attention to the field and how Lifespan.io is helping to challenge widely held biases about life extension and helping to pave the way for rejuvenation technologies to be accepted and adopted by mainstream audiences.
New interactive maps upgrade educational articles
As part of making our website’s educational knowledge hubs even better, we are starting to add interactive data visualizations to some of them. These highly interactive maps and charts allow you to dive into the data and better understand certain topics.
The first educational topic that has had a revamp is ‘What is the Average Life Expectancy Worldwide?’. We added a brand new interactive chart that shows the averages of lifespan and healthspan for most countries in the world. If you are curious to find out how long you might live based on your country, you can find that out here.
The second topic we have added interactive charts to is ‘What is the Average Life Expectancy in America?’. The first interactive map we included here shows all US counties or states and the life expectancy associated with each. This second interactive map shows life expectancy and healthy life expectancy in the US.
There are lots of ways to interact with all three of these visualizations, so if you are at all curious about life expectancy and healthspan based on where you live, check it out. Our knowledge hubs are a great resource for people interested in longevity and the biology of aging that will always be 100% free.
Save the date for Ending Age-Related Diseases 2023
On August 10-12, 2023, we will be holding our sixth annual Ending Age-Related Diseases conference to bring entrepreneurs and investors, pharma and biotech companies, researchers, and government organizations together.
Fostering the exchange of information and encouraging cooperation between the various parts of the industry is a large goal for our non-profit organization.
Solving aging will need a coordinated industry working together to turn aging research into prescribable medicine. Lifespan.io is really helping to move things forward and is the focus of our conference.
This will be a hybrid event – both virtual and physical – taking place in New York City and online.
We will be announcing speakers, opening ticket sales, and publishing a program in the coming months. If you would like to stay informed about the conference and ticket offers, register for our free newsletter today!
Support Lifespan.io when you use email
Most of us get too many emails, cluttering our inbox and wasting hours of our time.
We have teamed up with Gated, a platform that asks people you don’t know to donate to charity in order to contact you. With Gated, anyone trying to get in touch with you is encouraged to pay $2 (more if they like) to send you an email.
This helps to cut down on the spam and timewasters bothering you and supports LIfespan.io to continue our important work. Sign up today, and help us to solve aging, one email at a time!
The Rejuvenation Roadmap is expanding
As part of our ongoing mission to educate people about aging and rejuvenation research, we are currently increasing the range of resources we offer on our website. The Rejuvenation Roadmap is a curated database that tracks the various initiatives in the field and shows their progress in a way that is quick and easy.
We have been busy adding many new companies and drug candidates to the roadmap, and we have added a brand new Biomarkers of Aging section as well.
Our commitment to making this curated database even bigger and better will continue this year; check back often to see all the new companies and drugs we are adding every month.
Support us with the Longevity Cause Fund
All proceeds from the fundraiser will go to three non-profit foundations in support of aging research and advocacy.
This program is designed to create sustainable funding for key players in the aging research and advocacy community. From the total amount, half will be used for anti-aging work that is currently underway. The remainder will be invested in perpetual endowments to provide ongoing support for this work — forever.Aging affects us all, but there is some good news! The first $10k donated is being fund-matched by the Angel Alliance. That means any donation, no matter how big or small, will be worth even more! Help us help you to stay healthier for longer by making a donation today!