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Elena Milova and Daria Khaltourina at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020
September 25, 2020
In this interview at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Elena Milova of 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...
Covid-19 discussion panel
May 08, 2020
Yesterday, Dr. David Sinclair, Dr. Aubrey de Grey, Tina Woods, former director of the NIA Dr. Felipe Sierra, Daria Khaltourina, and president Keith Comito discussed the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its relationship to healthcare and the future of aging research. After the discussion, our Lifespan Heroes were able to attend and ask questions as...
May 05, 2020
We had the opportunity to interview Daria Khaltourina about a review written by her team, which recommended giving aging its own disease classification in the ICD-11. Back in 2018, an international group of scientists filed a proposal with the World Health Organization to introduce aging as a disease in the new iteration of the International...
Covid-19 panel discussion
April 29, 2020
On Thursday, May 7th at noon EDT, on our Facebook page, will be livestreaming an online roundtable discussion with key leaders of our field to discuss the current pandemic, its relationship to aging research, and how the current situation might impact the future of healthcare. Join David Sinclair, Aubrey de Grey, former director of...
August 31, 2018
We are pleased to report that lobbyists have made more progress towards classifying aging as a disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) has implemented the extension code 'Ageing-related' (XT9T) in the latest version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). The inclusion of the new code is thanks to the efforts of activists at the...