Our work is largely supported by the generosity of our monthly patrons, the Lifespan Heroes, and this year, we will be showing our appreciation for that support with the launch of a brand new initiative – our new webinar series where you can meet the scientists working on the solutions to aging and age-related diseases….

Today, we chronicle the progress of OSKM and discuss how this powerful treatment may be able to reprogram cells back into a youthful state, at least partially reversing the hallmark of epigenetic alterations and other hallmarks as well. The birth of cellular reprogramming In 2006, a study by Drs. Takahashi and Yamanaka showed that it…

I would like to share a story about an encounter I had a couple of years back, when I was nearing the end of my university studies. At the time, I lived in a student apartment pretty much on the outskirts of Helsinki, Finland. Like most of Finland, this area is beautiful and brimming with…

The bacteria in your gut may offer an accurate way to measure your biological age, according to a new study. The microbiome In recent years, it has become increasingly apparent that the communities of bacteria, fungi, and other microbes living in our gut, known as the microbiome, are likely involved in aging, particularly the chronic…

Another senolytic drug candidate has entered development at Unity Biotechnologies. The purpose of senolytics is to clear the body of harmful senescent cells, which accumulate with age and encourage age-related diseases to develop. A new treatment for age-related diseases of the eye Recently, UNITY Biotechnologies announced the selection of a new lead drug, UBX1967, with…

As the new year begins, we approach one of the most awaited life extension events of 2019: the Undoing Aging conference. Starting off with a success The Undoing Aging conference series started off in 2018, with the first being held in Berlin, Germany, in mid-March. Especially when you consider that UA2018 was the inaugural event…

Imagine this scene: you, a life extension supporter, are with a group of people talking about this and that, and, at one point, the opportunity to mention life extension presents itself. You expect people to react to it with “Yay! Longer life in good health! No more aging!” but reality doesn’t quite match up to…

The Life Extension Advocacy Foundation is announcing Ending Age-Related Diseases 2019 – a 2-day conference in New York City to foster the development of rejuvenation biotechnology NEW YORK, January. 10, 2018 — After the incredible success of the conference Ending Age-Related Diseases 2018, the Life Extension Advocacy Foundation is happy to announce its second annual…

A new study published in Nature Metabolism finally reveals the answer to how NMN enters the cell in order to become NAD+ and that it does not need to convert into NR to do so. In the last few years, there has been considerable interest in restoring levels of the nicotinamide adenine dinclueotide (NAD+) coenzyme…

The AgeMeter has been selected as an exhibit at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at the Eureka Park new technology area at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada on Jan 8-11. The AgeMeter is a functional aging biomarker system that can be used to monitor how someone is aging, and it was successfully funded…

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