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Longevity Science Foundation to fund $1 billion for a 120-year human lifespan

30-Sep-2021

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The Longevity Science Foundation will provide funding to promising longevity research institutions and groups around the world.

To distribute more than $1 billion over the next 10 years, advancing human longevity and extending lifespan to more than 120 years.

Focusing on therapeutics, personalised medicine, AI and predictive diagnostics of healthy longevity medicine.

Main focus is in driving longevity medicine from theoretical concepts to real-world applications.

To transform scientific findings and deep technological advances into treatments and solutions used in the clinic today.

Addressing radical inequality in accessing and understanding longevity-focused treatment.

“Chance to accelerate the bridging of gap between gerosciences and clinic,” - Evelyne Yehudit Bischof, longevity physician at Human Longevity Inc.

“In 5 years, healthy longevity will not only exist as a lab-proven concept, but will become part of everyone’s life,” - Andrea B Maier, co-director of the Centre for Healthy Longevity.

The foundation's mission is to make longevity medicine accessible to everyone - fantastic news!

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Professor of General Medicine and Aged Care, Gerontology, University of Melbourne and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

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Longevity physician at Human Longevity, Inc. and Associate professor at Shanghai University of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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A non-profit longevity organization to extend human lifespan to 120 years