Γ—

Tag: Buck Institute

Eric Verdin
Six years ago, Dr. Eric Verdin, already a highly acclaimed veteran geroscientist, was catapulted to the forefront of the field when he agreed to lead the Buck Institute for Research on Aging (or simply β€œthe Buck”), a renowned research institution based in Novato, CA. We talked to Dr. Verdin about his vision for the Buck...
Longevity Summit 2022
The Longevity Summit at the Buck Institute, a relatively short two-day geroscience and longevity biotech conference held on December 6-7, was nevertheless densely packed with new research – to the point where we can only cover some of the talks here. The conference was organized by Longevity SF, a nonprofit organization founded by Christin Glorioso,...
Simon Melov
Dr. Simon Melov is a professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. His lab is working on identifying the molecular hallmarks of aging, specifically in the context of cellular senescence. Recently, the lab published a paper in which it announced a discovery of a completely new senolytic compound, 25HC. This work was groundbreaking...
Pankaj Kapahi Interview
Dr. Pankaj Kapahi is a veteran geroscientist. His laboratory at the famous Buck Institute for Research on Aging is among the few that study advanced glycation end products (AGEs) and the many ways in which they affect aging. Dr. Kapahi's company, Juvify, produces GLYLO, a supplement for detoxifying AGEs that also reduces food cravings. In...
Michael and Eric With Logos
Yet another group has formed to advance early-stage biotechnology research. This time, the Forever Healthy Foundation, founded by Michael Greve, has formed a $5 million partnership with the Buck Institute in order to fund rejuvenation biotechnology. The full press release is included here. Forever Healthy and Buck Institute announce partnership to advance translational research in...
Rejuvenome Logo
Recently, the Astera Institute has announced that it will be collaborating with the Buck Institute on its Rejuvenome project. The project is a focused research organization (FRO), a new model of organization that is laser-focused on a specific scientific challenge that cannot be solved by existing academic, industrial, or governmental organizations. Nicholas Schaum, former Stanford...