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November 16, 2020
The Longevity Dialogues, a new web series from Seeking Delphi, features various notable figures in the aging research and futurist community as they discuss the implications of increased healthy longevity through science. Hosted by Mark Sackler, this episode features Dr. Aubrey de Grey, Dr. Nir Barzilai and Lifespan President Keith Comito. This time, the discussion...
November 13, 2020
2020 has been a strange year for a variety of reasons, but the societal changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has created are probably the strangest. However, it is perhaps even stranger that Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel has been appointed to advise Joe Biden on COVID strategy. Emanuel is best known for writing a controversial article in...
November 03, 2020
Today, we are interviewing Breanna Deutsch, a policy expert and the author of Finding the Fountain, which we have previously reviewed. Breanna comes from the world of political communications, and she explains what needs to be done to encourage policymakers to pave the way for a world of rejuvenation. How did you get into the...
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 27, 2020
Aging research is still an emerging field, and its emergence has been laden with difficulties. Until recently, the budgets were scarce, the ideas ridiculed, and public involvement nonexistent. The tide is turning, with more private and institutional players eager to spend money and effort on the noble goal of extending human lifespan and healthspan. Still,...
July 06, 2020
We had the opportunity to interview Edwina Rogers, CEO of the Global Healthspan Policy Institute and a professional public health advocate supporting aging research. Edwina has degrees in corporate finance and law. She worked for four U.S. Presidents and two U.S. Senators, helping to shape national policy regarding healthcare. We caught up with her at...