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Harvard professor believes anti-aging pill is only a few years away

03-Oct-2015

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If the greatest driver of disease in old age is old age itself, then why not find a cure for ageing.

David Sinclair has battled sceptics in the scientific community who claimed his work was fundamentally flawed, but now his research in journal Science shows resveratrol, a compound in red wine, prolongs lifespan and improves health in a variety of animals.

More studies were published in the Nature, Cell and The Journal of Biological Chemistry.

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Chief Science Officer at SENS Research Foundation. Author and advocate of ending ageing.

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Prof of Biochemistry and Physiology at NUS. CSO Ponce De Leon Health.

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Scientific journal publishing research from many disciplines within the life sciences

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Calico’s vice president of aging research.

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Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Sydney.

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Harvard professor. Author of Lifespan.

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Graduate medical school of Harvard University

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Founder, Chairman and CEO at J. Craig Venter Institute and Author.

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Scientific Journal providing information about biological chemistry and similar disciplines.

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Scientific journal covering research from a variety of academic disciplines, mostly in science and technology

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Senior researcher in the field of gerontology

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Peer-reviewed academic online journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

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Private research university, one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions