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Louis Hawthorne

Founder and CEO at NaNotics

Lou is an innovator with 25 years of experience in biotech/life science development, artificial intelligence, venture equity, and branding/media design. Lou received a B.A. in English Literature in 1983 from Princeton University, where he was a University Scholar, ran the Film Society and received the Ward Mathis prize.

Lou is a passionate science and technology entrepreneur, with dozens of patents and patents pending. He is the CEO of NaNotics, LLC, which is developing a new nano-medical platform called "NaNots" – which are immune modulating nano-scavengers, which Lou invented and patented. NaNotics has raised a $8.75m to date and is currently building NaNots against cancer, sepsis, autoimmune disease and aging.

Before founding NaNotics, Lou worked for over 10 years with Dr. John Sperling, founder of the University of Phoenix, leading various scientific companies & projects on Sperling’s behalf, including development of commercial cloning capabilities for cat, dog and other species. Lou also served on Sperling's "Greenlight Committee", reviewing $1b in equity investment proposals and approving over $100m, primarily for longevity and oncology research.

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See also: Company NaNotics - Company developing a novel nano-medicine platform for treating multiple diseases, including cancer, sepsis, auto-immune disorders and the harmful effects of aging.

Details last updated 23-Apr-2020

Louis Hawthorne is also referenced in the following:

Age-Related Disease Therapeutics Summit

31-May-2023 to 02-Jun-2023

Event about aging and aging related diseases organized by Hanson Wade

Longevity Summit Dublin 2023

17-Aug-2023 to 20-Aug-2023
Club discount available - click here

Event gathering Global Longevity and Rejuvenation community in Dublin with many longevity movement superstars as speakers

Longevity Summit Dublin 2024

13-Jun-2024 to 16-Jun-2024

Event gathering Global Longevity and Rejuvenation community in Dublin by LEV Foundation (Dublin, Ireland)

Rejuvenation Startup Summit 2024

10-May-2024 to 11-May-2024

The leading networking event for rejuvenation startups, longevity investors and translational researchers by Forever Healthy Foundation

Louis Hawthorne Blog Posts

Highlights from Longevity Summit Dublin 2023

Highlights from Longevity Summit Dublin 2023

Key points and slides from the leading longevity conference hosted by Aubrey de Grey

Louis Hawthorne News

Reason reports back from Rejuvenation Startup Summit 2024

Fight Aging! - 13-May-2024

A great summary of 25 speakers who are in various stages of platform building, drug discovery and clinical trials


Reason reports back from Age-Related Disease Therapeutics Summit 2023

Fight Aging! - 16-Jun-2023

Many people believe lots of clinical trials of novel therapeutics targeting mechanisms of aging will start up in the next few years

Read more... interviews NaNotics' CEO Lou Hawthorne to find out more about Nanots (LEAF) - 04-Nov-2022

Many conditions could be improved by removing signalling that prevents cells operating at their best


Reason reports back from October's Rejuvenation Startup Summit

Fight Aging! - 19-Oct-2022

Some really exciting developments with quite a few in clinical trials


Mayo Clinic is excited to collaborate with NaNotics for cancer treatment

Business Wire - 04-Jan-2022

Ultra-low toxicity NaNots could have a wide variety of applications


Therapeutic plasma exchange can have almost immediate benefit

NEO.LIFE - 24-Jun-2021

Lou Hawthorne, CEO of NaNotics, provides his account of TPE and feeling younger