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.

Resources

Alkahest - http://www.alkahest.com/
Developing therapies derived from blood and its components with a focus to improve vitality and function into old age.

Recent News

Summary of 800 Page State of Longevity Research Report

Singularity Hub - 14-Feb-2018

Report produced by Biogerontology Research Foundation, Deep Knowledge Life Science, Aging Analytics Agency, and Longevity.International.

Gene in Worms Could Be Key to Longer Human Lifespan

The Cornell Daily Sun - 13-Feb-2018

Disabling the SET-26 gene’s function increased lifespan by nearly 20%.

BGRF & Oxford University launch The Longevity Podcast

EurekAlert! - 30-Nov-2017

The Biogerontology Research Foundation announces the launch of The Biogerontology Research Foundation announces the launch of The Longevity Podcast, a podcast produced in partnership with the Oxford University Scientific Society.