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Supporting the development of biotechnologies focused on ending age-related diseases

Non-profit with a mission to promote the advancement of biomedical technologies which will increase healthy human lifespan. By sponsoring and democratizing research efforts through crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, and engaging the public in thoughtful dialogue, we aim to accelerate the achievement of this important goal for all humankind.

Previously known as Life Extension Advocacy Foundation.

Initial founders:

  • Keith Comito
  • Oliver Medvedik
  • Richard Kaufman
  • Apneet Jolly

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Details last updated 03-May-2019 (LEAF) Blog Posts

Highlights of Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020

Highlights of Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020

Key points from 20 presentations from world-leading researchers (LEAF) Creations

Ending Age-Related Diseases 2023

10-Aug-2023 to 11-Aug-2023

Longevity+DeSci Summit NYC brings the best longevity researchers and biotech investors together organized by

Why Political Action Matters for Longevity - Dylan Livingston at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2022

Dylan Livingston of the Alliance for Longevity Initiatives explains why political longevity activism needs to exist (YouTube)

Ending Age-Related Diseases 2022

11-Aug-2022 to 14-Aug-2022

Virtual Conference for Rejuvenation Biotechnology and Life Extension organized by Lifespan Extension Advocacy Foundation

Life Noggin

Animated web show designed to teach you all about your awesome life and the brain

Major Mouse Testing Program

Program that used mice to research senolytic and its impact on aging

Ending Age-Related Diseases (EARD) 2021

19-Aug-2021 to 22-Aug-2021

Hear the latest developments from the leading experts in rejuvenation biotechnology research

Ask Me Anything (AMA) with The PEARL Team


Find out more about the Participatory Evaluation of Aging with Rapamycin for Longevity Study (FREE)

A Summary of Spermidine summarises how it is created and the latest research into its geroprotective properties

People at (LEAF)

Anna Drangowska-Way

Science writer at

Stephanie Dainow

Executive Director at (Lifespan Extension Advocacy Foundation)

Larisa Sheloukhova

Staff writer at LEAF, longevity advocate

Tovah Wolf

Consultant Dietitian, Science Communication, Nutrition Counselor, Educator

Javier Noris

Founder and VC at ScienceVest.

Tim Maupin

Director and Cinematographer.

Keith Comito

President at Life Extension Advocacy Foundation.

Oliver Medvedik

Director of The Maurice Kanbar Center for Biomedical Research and Vice President of LEAF.

Sedeer el-Showk

Science writer

Arkadi Mazin


Steve Hill

Editor in Chief and Director of the board at LEAF (LEAF) News crowd-funds clinical trial to determine the effects of Rapamycin (LEAF) - 17-May-2021

PEARL: Participatory Evaluation of Aging with Rapamycin for Longevity


Irina Conboy explains latest blood plasma dilution results to Journal Club

Live Forever Club - 27-Jan-2021

Conboys are planning a modified lifespan study - looking for funding


Major mouse senolytics testing experiment is go! (LEAF) - 13-Apr-2020

We'll almost certainly need a combination of drugs so look forward to seeing the results


Interview with LEAF's Elena Milova

Medium - 09-Jan-2020

Education and funding are essential to enable radical life extension in the next 20 years


Developmental stages of anti-ageing treatments

Next Big Future - 09-Jun-2019

Two anti-ageing treatments in phase 3 clinical trials and four in phase 2 clinical trials


Crowdfunding NAD+ Mouse Lifespan Study (LEAF) - 18-Sep-2018

This project aims to observe if the NAD+ precursor has a positive effect over aging mice