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.


Company Underdog Pharmaceuticals - Company developing simple and direct interventions targeting toxic forms of cholesterol for age-related diseases.

Company Cryomed Japan - Health and beauty shop in Tokyo, Japan.

Company Skorpion Engineering - Rapid Prototyping, Rapid manufacturing, Design & Co-Design, Finishes & Services.

Company CohBar - Company focused on the research and development of mitochondria based therapeutics.

Company Rubedo Life Sciences - Extending Health Span and Reverting Age-Related Diseases.

Company Calico - Combating aging and associated diseases. An Alphabet (Google) subsidiary.

Event AARD 2020 - 7th Aging Research and Drug Discovery Meeting - Latest progress in the molecular, cellular and organismal basis of aging

Academic Gordon Lithgow - Professor at The Buck Institute

Event Undoing Aging 2021 - Focused on the cellular and molecular repair of age-related damage

Event BIOSTASIS2020 - Join the leading international conference on Medical Biostasis

More Life Extension resources

Life Extension Blog Posts

Highlights of Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020
10-Sep-2020 Key points from 20 presentations from world-leading researchers

Genflow Seeks Investors for Novel SIRT6 DNA Repair Anti-Ageing Therapy
16-Jul-2020 Great to see a startup willing to explicitly state they are treating ageing itself as a disease

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

Recent News

New technique to measure individual telomere lengths in 3 hours - 25-Sep-2020

Not just average length that is important, so full profile provides more clinical uses


Double-strand break DNA repair improved in calorie restriction mice

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 10-Sep-2020

Helps us to understand the mechanism behind CR - and that it has an effect within weeks


Everything you ever wanted to know about AKG (but were afraid to ask)

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

A great summary of the history,biochemistry and life-extending potential of alpha-ketoglutarate

More Life Extension News