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New academy to lobby government to combat ageing


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Sixteen of the world’s top longevity scientists have formed a nonprofit academy.

The Academy for Health and Lifespan Research will host forums to share research findings.

It will also lobby governments to increase funding and approvals of age-slowing therapies.

Ageing is not recognized as a treatable condition by regulatory agencies.

Working on a white paper to explain the social, medical, and economic benefits of ageing research.

David Setboun is the president of the Academy.

Other founding members include David Sinclair and Lenny Guarente.

Will campaign to treat ageing as a disease

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World's aging researchers unite to accelerate breakthroughs in longevity.


Harvard professor. Author of Lifespan.