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Hazel Szeto

Co-Founder and Director at Improving Global Health, Inc. and Scientific Founder at Stealth BioTherapeutics.

Hazel Szeto, PhD, MD, is a research scientist, inventor, and entrepreneur in drug development. She received her MD and PhD in Pharmacology from Cornell and served on the faculty for 37 years. In 2016, Dr. Szeto left to direct research for Social Profit Network, a public charity supporting research to promote healthy aging and reduce age-associated disabilities. Dr. Szeto has developed the first class of compounds that selectively target mitochondria to enhance ATP production, repair mitochondria, regenerate tissues, and restore organ function. These compounds are now in clinical development sponsored by Stealth Biotherapeutics, a company founded by Dr. Szeto in 2006. Dr. Szeto’s research has resulted in over 200 peer-reviewed publications and more than 60 patents.

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See also: Company Stealth BioTherapeutics - Biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and commercialization of novel therapies..

Details last updated 07-Jan-2021

Hazel Szeto is also referenced in the following:

Metabesity 2021

11-Oct-2021 to 14-Oct-2021

The Kitalys institute virtual conference targeting key questions that will impact the future of aging and extending healthspan

Mitochondria, Aging, and Health


Speakers are Douglas Wallace, Francesca Fieni, Hazel Szeto and Michael Zemel

Hazel Szeto News

Folds in mitochondria membrane are lost as we age - reducing production of ATP

I Spy Physiology - 12-May-2021

Antioxidant treatment reversed mitochondrial ageing via cardiolipin in mice