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Tag: Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020

November 06, 2020
At this panel from Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Javier Noris of Lifespan.io talks with Patrick Burgermeister of Kizoo Ventures, Reason of Repair Biotechnologies, Sergio Ruiz of Methuselah Labs, and Ronjon Nag of Institute R42 about the valley of death in biotech investment. Early-stage research is funded by universities and governments, and companies are funded by...
October 30, 2020
In this interview at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Keith Comito interviews Ronald Kohanski of the National Institute of Aging about this government agency's systemic approach to extending healthspan, the time during which a person enjoys a healthy life free of age-related diseases. He explains what his agency does to aid the development of therapies against aging, including public-private partnerships and grants for researchers.
October 23, 2020
In this panel discussion from Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Vadim Gladyshev of Harvard Medical School chairs a panel with Steve Horvath of UCLA, Kristen Fortney of BioAge Labs, Stanislav Skakun of Biodata, and Peter Fedichev of GERO to discuss biomarkers and their critical role in developing and evaluating drugs and therapies that treat the root...
October 16, 2020
In his presentation at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, LEAF board member Javier Noris discussed the Longevity Impact Fund, the reasons why biotechnology funding has been lacking, the "valley of death" that must be crossed in order to fully fund early-stage research through the clinical trial process, and new ways in which venture capital can fund high-risk biotechnology ventures.
October 12, 2020
In this interview at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Elena Milova of Lifespan.io and Dr. Mair Underwood of the University of Queensland discuss the societal factors that lead to the public perception of rejuvenation biotechnology, including traditional views of the human body and modern views on human alteration, and Dr. Underwood highlights the various thought processes and moral structures that lead to opposition to the idea of extending human lifespan and healthspan.
October 02, 2020
In this interview at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Elena Milova of Lifespan.io and Stanislav Skakun of Biodata discuss Quantified Self, a concept that is related to biohacking and uses data analysis and biomarkers to determine what medicine, diet, and approaches to longevity work best for an individual person.