Life Extension

Information on extending life expectancy to allow technologies to catch up and stop and reverse aging for good. Focussing on new technologies and treatments aimed at radical life extension, rather than the improvements in treatments of diseases covered in the health section.

Particularly interested in increased health span rather than lifespan.

Keep an eye on fountains of youth - contenders for radical reduction or reversal of aging.

Read more about: Ageing Research, Anti-Aging, Biological Age, Calorie Restriction, Cryonics, Ethics, Fountains of Youth, Gene Therapy, Immortal Animals, Life Expectancy, Longevity Industry Investments, Mitochondria, Regenerative Medicine, Rejuvenation, Senescent Cells, Stem Cells, Telomeres, Young Blood.

Resources

Company CellAge - working with the aim to develop synthetic promoters that would be able to specifically identify senescent cells

Company TruMe - Use your DNA to monitor your aging with TruAge Index

Video Leonard P. Guarente on NAD, Sirtuins and Aging - Explains NAD+ synthesis is circadian, and how SIRT1 is critical in ISCs - 2016 Roy Walford lecture

Advocate Emil Kendziorra - Doctor. Entrepreneur. Revolutionized Medicine. Chairman Of The Board at EBF

Institute EBF - European Biostasis Foundation - Dedicated to research in the areas of biostasis, cryobiology and biopreservation

Company Iduna Therapeutics - cellular reprogramming - more details coming soon

Company BioNTech - Company developing patient-specific immunotherapies for cancer.

Book Genes and aging - Amazon

Company RepliCel - Regenerative medicine company developing autologous cell therapies.

Institute SENS Research Foundation

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Life Extension Blog Posts

Age Reversal in Mammals – Has This Now Been Achieved?
21-May-2020 Biological age and biomarkers improved to that of rats half their age

Ambrosia Plasma relaunches - announces improvement in key ageing biomarkers
03-Feb-2020 The Club interviews Jesse Karmazin, CEO, to find out more about the trial, the FDA warning, and the relaunch

Ad Vitam Review (TV series)
20-Jan-2020 This intriguing French thriller received little attention in the UK, but is well worth a watch

Top 5 life extension books of 2019
16-Dec-2019 What do you buy for someone who wants to live forever?

Skin-deep anti-ageing with collagen treatments
28-Aug-2019

Recent News

The blood-brain barrier selectivity is impaired with age

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 09-Jul-2020

Experiments in mice confirmed this, unraveling ageing mystery if it translates to humans

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Transplanting youthful white blood cells reduces inflammation in mice

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 08-Jul-2020

Targeting immunosenescence could provide benefits throughout the body

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Ageing seems to increase the number of repetitive elements in our DNA

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 07-Jul-2020

Even if it's an effect (not a cause) then REs could act as another biological clock

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