The 2018 Project for Awesome concluded on Sunday, December 9, and we had some really good videos in support of our work. We wanted to share a few of our favorite videos with you today. Our president, Keith Comito, kicked things off with our official P4A video, and he shared a few words about why…

The Fourth Eurosymposium on Healthy Ageing (EHA) was held in Brussels on November 8-10, 2018, and we had the opportunity to give talks about aging, advocacy, and engaging new audiences. The EHA is a conference hosted every two years by Heales, and it sees like-minded people from the research and advocacy community come together to…

If you’ve read some of my latest articles, you might remember that I’ve been spending some time in my hometown. My quasi-holiday is not over yet, but my stay in my hometown pretty much is; I’m leaving in a few hours. During my stay, I’ve told my girlfriend many times that wandering around my hometown…

July is here, and our upcoming conference in New York City is only a handful of days away! If you haven’t done so already, go and get your ticket now so that you can enjoy the June roundup fully relaxed, knowing that your seat is secured. About our NYC conference On the off chance you’ve…

If you ask most people what they think about aging, they will shrug their shoulders and say that it is a natural process. With complete tranquility on their faces, they will agree that, yes, in old age, we are haunted by many diseases, but nothing can be done about it, so it makes no sense…

In the course of the last century, science fiction has been a harbinger of things to come. From the automatic sliding doors of Star Trek to visual communication, cyberspace, and even the moon landing, many of our present technological achievements were dreamed up in the futuristic visions of science fiction authors of the 1960s and…

Research shows that aging is far from a one-way process and that it is, in fact, plastic and subject to intervention. The aging processes are the foundation of age-related diseases, which include cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and heart disease. Researchers are increasingly realizing that in order to treat these diseases effectively, they must target the aging…

Back in November 2017, the FDA announced a comprehensive policy framework for the development and oversight of regenerative medicine products, including novel cellular therapies. Both draft guidance documents had 90-day comment periods, and we at LEAF joined forces with the Niskanen Center to submit comments to the FDA to ensure that the voice of the…

On 11th of February, the popular Futurist David Wood hosted a livestream about aging research on the London Futurists Youtube channel. The LEAF outreach director Elena Milova was one of the guests on the show, which was an informative summary of progress in the field of rejuvenation biotechnology. There were a range of guests included…

Aging and cancer are closely linked, with the latter being, more often than not, a consequence of the former. Cancer is caused by the aging hallmark of genomic instability, and the two are intertwined. While it is true that young people can get cancer, it is a disease that generally affects older people; indeed, beyond…

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