Combating aging and associated diseases. An Alphabet (Google) subsidiary.
Founded in 2013 by Bill Maris.
Calico is a research and development company whose mission is to harness advanced technologies to increase our understanding of the biology that controls lifespan. We will use that knowledge to devise interventions that enable people to lead longer and healthier lives. Executing on this mission will require an unprecedented level of interdisciplinary effort and a long-term focus for which funding is already in place.
Chief scientist, David Botstein, retired late 2022.
Visit website: https://www.calicolabs.com/
People at Calico
Calico and AbbVie discover potential first-in-class cancer immunotherapy
Calico - 04-Oct-2023
ABBV-CLS-484 enhances anti-tumor immunity and is currently in clinical trialsRead more...
Mitochondria-targeted compound prevents and treats metabolic syndrome in mice
Buck Institute - 07-Jul-2023
Selectively inhibits problematic free radicals - potential breakthrough in treatment of chronic diseases & ageingRead more...
Calico-Terray Therapeutics collaborate to discover and advance therapeutics for diseases of aging
Calico - 12-Oct-2022
Terray’s novel microarray technology, combines wet lab and computer-driven drug developmentRead more...
AbbVie and Calico extends their collab up to 2025 with a $1 billion deal
FierceBiotech - 27-Jul-2021
Supports ageing research and advancing early-stage projects to phase 2 trials over the next decadeRead more...
Restoration of youthful gene expression can be achieved alternatively
Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 11-Jun-2021
Possible ways of using reprogramming techniques to develop therapiesRead more...
Super summary of 3rd Annual Longevity Therapeutics Summit
Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 16-Feb-2021
More and more companies making greater and greater progress - 2021 could be an exciting yearRead more...
Calico and AbbVie announced early-stage trials for new therapies
Calico - 03-Feb-2021
Clinical trials in progress for potential targets of cancer and neurodegenerative diseasesRead more...
Memory retrieval made possible with a resetting drug
Medical Xpress - 01-Dec-2020
An experimental drug restores age related memory loss and brain function in miceRead more...
Calico partners with AbbVie to develop a cancer drug
San Francisco Business Times - 19-Oct-2020
Ex-Genentech CEO's drug company starts first clinical trial of cancer researchRead more...
Longevity.Technology interviews Adam Freund - Calico’s Principal Investigator
Longevity Technology - 02-Sep-2020
Will be presenting a viable therapeutic strategy using IGF signaling at ARDD 2020Read more...
Bill Maris brings new people for his new venture-section 32
CNBC - 20-May-2020
Calico creator is now investing on frontier technology, healthcare & lifescienceRead more...
Mapping gene expression regulation in yeast to understand ageing
Google AI Blog - 29-Apr-2020
Made possible by Calico's research expertise and Google AI's machine learning techRead more...
New study finds your genes may not influence your lifespan
Science Daily - 06-Nov-2018
Family tree data suggests hereditary genes contributed to no more than 7% of a person's lifespanRead more...
Anti-aging secrets of some animals, revealed
Discover - 08-Aug-2018
High cell damage tolerance, unfaltering telomeres, stem cells, to mention a fewRead more...
Calico proves that naked mole-rats do not age
eLife Sciences - 24-Jan-2018
Possible hints where they are focusing their researchRead more...
Here are the ways Silicon Valley plans to conquer death
National Post - 03-Nov-2017
Billionaires are now pouring millions into longevity research. Upgrading the human immune system...Read more...
Billionaire Jim Mellon invests in anti-ageing research firm
pharmaphorum - 11-Apr-2017
Insilico Medicine applying big data analytics to extend healthy longevity. pursuing internal dru...Read more...
Living Forever Has Never Been More Popular
Motherboard - 12-Aug-2016
Zoltan Istvan reports from RAAD Fest – the biggest life extension festival in history. 1000 atte...Read more...
If death becomes optional, will only the rich get to live forever?
Fusion - 03-Mar-2016
They will not be old in mind or body, only in years. Likely to amplify economic inequality. Tho...Read more...
The rich get older
Cosmos - 01-Jun-2015
Gains in US life expectancy mostly benefiting those with higher income. Income is the single big...Read more...
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