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Brian Kennedy
Dr. Brian Kennedy is a longevity heavyweight: a former President of the Buck Institute, currently a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Physiology at the National University of Singapore, a co-editor of Aging Cell, and one of the researchers behind a recent study of alpha-ketoglutarate that resulted in winding back chronological age in...
AKG may be a useful supplement for slowing down aging.
Alpha-ketoglutarate (AKG) has long been a popular sports supplement and is often used in the bodybuilding world, but interest in this molecule has now reached the aging research field due to its central role in metabolism. What is alpha-ketoglutarate? AKG is a naturally occurring endogenous intermediary metabolite and part of the Krebs cycle, which means...
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At Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Dr. Brian Kennedy of the National University of Singapore discussed the aging population of Singapore, the need for comprehensive healthcare, alpha-ketoglutarate (AKG) and its effects against frailty in mice, ongoing trials of ketoglutarate in humans, spermidine against obesity, the role of biomarkers, and the importance of keeping people well rather...
Early Bird EARD2020
There has been a lot happening with the Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020 conference, so today is ideal for sharing some of the exciting things that we have planned. Catch the early bird! First things first: Time is running out to get an Early Bird discount for what will be the biggest online aging research conference...
Boardroom
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Brian Kennedy, a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Physiology at the National University of Singapore (NUS) will be joining the LEAF scientific advisory board. Professor Kennedy is an important figure in the research community, as he is internationally recognized for his research and efforts to...
Brian Kennedy Interview
If humans ever reach an average lifespan of well over 100 years, what is going to happen? Are we going to be bored with such long lives? "Well," says Prof. Brian Kennedy of the National University of Singapore, "If you ask me: 'Do I want to have cancer at 75? Do I want have Alzheimer’s...