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Tag: Advocacy

September 25, 2020
In this interview at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Elena Milova of Lifespan.io and Daria Khaltourina of the International Longevity Alliance discuss whether or not aging should be considered a disease by the World Health Organization, and what its classification means to the medical community, longevity advocates, and the general public. Daria also talks about the...
August 31, 2020
In his keynote speech at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Dr. Aubrey de Grey of SENS Research Foundation discusses the current state of the rejuvenation biotechnology industry in the context of the current pandemic. He mentions the failure of Unity Biotechnology's Phase 2 clinical trial for osteoarthritis, COVID-19 and the elderly immune system, the current popularization...
February 19, 2020
Members of the longevity community often believe that the main reason why there is no significant public support for aging research is a "pro-aging trance". In reality, it has more to do with a lack of public education and media coverage of aging research. We enjoy communicating with people, and we do it quite a...
May 13, 2019
We'd like to draw attention to an initiative whose objectives are close to our own: the German Party for Health Research (GPHR, Partei für Gesundheitsforschung in German). Founded in January 2015 by three biochemists and one actor, the GPHR is rather unique in that it is a single-issue party: its only concern is the creation...
January 10, 2019
Imagine this scene: you, a life extension supporter, are with a group of people talking about this and that, and, at one point, the opportunity to mention life extension presents itself. You expect people to react to it with "Yay! Longer life in good health! No more aging!" but reality doesn't quite match up to...
December 11, 2018
The 2018 Project for Awesome concluded on Sunday, December 9, and we had some really good videos in support of our work. We wanted to share a few of our favorite videos with you today. Our president, Keith Comito, kicked things off with our official P4A video, and he shared a few words about why...