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.


Alkahest -
Developing therapies derived from blood and its components with a focus to improve vitality and function into old age.

Recent News

NIH and Gates Foundation to invest $100 million each to develop gene therapies

Time Magazine - 24-Nov-2019

New hope for the 37.9 million people worldwide living with HIV/AIDS


Human trials to test efficacy and safety of genetic introduction of telomerase

Genome Context - 23-Nov-2019

Telomeres: are we about to crack the secrets of anti-ageing


Mr Senescence explains how to speed up ageing research

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 05-Nov-2019

Long validation times in ageing research – experimental time is a bottleneck

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