We are holding our third Journal Club live stream event on July 28th at 13:00 EST/18:00 UK. Dr. Oliver Medvedik live from Cooper Union NYC and the Ocean level Patrons will be discussing a recent research paper with the opportunity for viewers to join the chat, comment and ask questions.  The paper we will be discussing…

It has been a busy few months since we launched our Lifespan Heroes campaign on Lifespan.io, the aim of which is to help us expand the scale and scope of our activities. June 27th saw our second monthly Journal Club, a regular live broadcast to our Facebook page where we discuss the latest scientific research papers hosted by…

We are holding our second Journal Club live stream event on June 27th at 13:00 EST/18:00 UK.  Oliver Medvedik, Ph.D., and the Ocean level Patrons will be discussing the research and the implications of epigenetic alterations on aging and as a primary aging process. The event will be streamed live to our Facebook page for viewers to…

It has been a busy few months since we launched our Lifespan Heroes campaign on Lifespan.io, the aim of which is to help us expand the scale and scope of our activities.  May saw the launch of our brand new monthly Journal Club, a regular live broadcast to our Facebook page where we discuss the…

We are holding our first Journal Club live stream event on May 30th at 13:00 EST/18:00 UK.  Oliver Medvedik, Ph.D. and Ocean level Patrons will be discussing the research and the implications of epigenetic alterations on aging and as a primary aging process. The event will be streamed live to our Facebook page for viewers to watch, and…

The CRISPR system (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Palindromic Repeats) has exploded onto the biotech sector as a relatively simple, highly efficient, and fast method for precisely introducing breaks into genomic loci [1-2]. The realization that it is a prokaryotic acquired immune system, although less often mentioned, has been equally paradigm changing [3]. Ironically, it’s the system’s…

The new research work on senolyic drugs by Baar et al. uses a rationally designed molecule that selectively targets senescent cells in vivo, both in an accelerated aging mouse model, and in normally aged mice as well, with few if any side effects[1]. Senolytics are a new class of potential anti-aging drugs that function by specifically…

Periodic fasting has long been demonstrated to have beneficial effects on autoimmune disorders, cancer prevention and treatments, cardiovascular disease, and a myriad of other ailments. This most recent paper by Cheng et al. might add the treatment of Type 1 diabetes to that list[1]. If successful in humans, it has the potential to reverse some or most of…

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