The thymus gland is located at the top of the breastbone and is where the majority of T cells are produced by the immune system. One can think of the thymus as being like an army camp where new soldiers are trained and given their weapons to fight invading forces; in this case, the T…

We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Robert Shmookler Reis has joined the LEAF scientific advisory board. He studied at Harvard University (B.A.) and Sussex University (D.Phil.). He joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1980, where he holds the Udupa Chair of Gerontologic Research; he also serves as Affiliate Professor of…

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Aubrey de Grey has accepted our offer to join the LEAF scientific advisory board, and he joins the other luminaries whose expertise we already benefit from. The majority of you already know about Dr. Aubrey de Grey and his work at the SENS Research Foundation, but for those…

Many of you will likely already know who Professor George Church is, and that he is an important and senior member of the research community engaged in treating the aging processes to prevent or reverse age-related diseases, not to mention all kinds of other applications for genetic engineering. For those who are not familiar with…

Oisin Biotechnologies is a rejuvenation biotechnology company which received its seed funding from the Methuselah Foundation and SENS Research Foundation a few years ago. The current focus of Oisin is the targeted clearance of senescent cells, using drugs sometimes referred to as senolytics. Senescent cells are one of the hallmarks of aging, and as they…

On the 9th of June, we teamed up with the Major Mouse Testing Program (MMTP) for a live stream longevity panel on the MMTP Facebook page. The panel included Dr. Alexandra Stolzing, Dr. Aubrey de Grey, Dr. Oliver Medvedik, MMTP coordinators Steve Hill and Elena Milova, Lifespan.io President Keith Comito, and one of the most…

During the recent International Longevity and Cryopreservation Summit in Madrid, LEAF Board member Elena Milova had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Jose Luis Cordeiro, new fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) and long-term proponent of innovation technologies in many fields. Jose shared his vision on how public perception of rejuvenation technologies is…

LEAF/Lifespan.io is teaming up with the Major Mouse Testing Program (MMTP) for a special longevity panel with Dr. Alexandra Stolzing, Dr. Aubrey de Grey, Dr. Oliver Medvedik and a number of guests. The MMTP will be streaming the panel live to their Facebook page and we invite you to join us. The panel will also…

Elena Milova brings us another interesting interview from the recent International Longevity and Cryopreservation Summit, where she caught up with a Senior Scientist at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) of Argentina, Dr. Rodolfo Gustavo Goya. Dr. Goya admits he used to be a rebel from a young age. At 17 he decided…

As part of our series covering the various researchers working on aging, we finally caught up with Dr. Michael Lustgarten, author of ‘Microbial Burden: A Major Cause Of Aging And Age-Related Disease’, and we did this short interview which we hope may be of interest to you.     Hi Mike, can you tell us…

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