Genome editing combined with stem cell generation could produce life extending therapies when boosted with big data
J. Craig Venter
Founder, Chairman and CEO at J. Craig Venter Institute and Author
J. Craig Venter, PhD, is regarded as one of the leading scientists of the 21st century for his numerous invaluable contributions to genomic research. Dr. Venter is Founder, Chairman, and CEO of the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), a not-for-profit, research organization with approximately 200 scientists and staff dedicated to human, microbial, plant, synthetic and environmental genomic research, and the exploration of social and ethical issues in genomics.
Dr. Venter also is a co-founder of Synthetic Genomics, Inc. (SGI) and Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI). SGI is a privately held company developing products and solutions including sustainable bio-fuels, vaccines, biotherapeutics and transplantable organs. HLI is a genomic-based, health intelligence company empowering proactive healthcare.
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See also: J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) - Non-profit genomics research institute.
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Pre-mature deaths in adults may be prevented, shown by HLI's largest study
EurekAlert! - 27-Jan-2020
Made possible by early detection of disease and disease risks through whole genome sequencingRead more...
Clinicians identified adults at risk for key health conditions
Business Wire - 27-Jan-2020
Studies were done by integrating whole-genome sequencing with advanced imaging and blood metabolitesRead more...
Craig Venter talks through his new Health Nucleus clinic
Aging Reversed - 13-Jan-2017
The new approach to healthcare: proactive preventative personalised predictive Life threaten...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...
Harvard professor believes anti-aging pill is only a few years away
Sydney Morning Herald - 03-Oct-2015
If the greatest driver of disease in old age is old age itself, then why not find a cure for agei...Read more...
Human Longevity Inc aiming for 1 million genome study
Next Big Future - 16-Jun-2015
HLI (Human Longevity Inc) has purchased two Illumina HiSeq X Ten Sequencing Systems to study inte...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...
Everyday drugs could give extra years of life
New Scientist - 01-Oct-2014
Rapamycin in mice The study was published in the Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism journal.Read more...