What would you say if I told you that aging happens not because of accumulation of stresses, but rather because of the intrinsic properties of the gene network of the organism?
This essay is a personal view, distilled from over 30 years of studying aging and life extension at the scientific and clinical levels.This essay is a personal view, distilled from over 30 years of studying aging and life extension at the scientific and clinical levels.
Fifteen years ago, Aubrey de Grey organized the first SENS roundtable–Strategies for Engineering Negligible Senescence. It was a small group of out-of-the-box thinkers, heretics who talked about attacking head-on the idea that aging is just part of the human condition, looking for medical (and beyond-medical) treatments that would restore strength, stamina, and alertness, and lower the risk of all the diseases of old age at once.
My main theoretical contribution to the field of aging research has been the Demographic Theory of Aging.
How many headlines have you seen that purport to reveal THE secret of aging?
Last month a team of doctors and scientists made the case to regulators at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider approving anti-aging drugs as a new pharmaceutical class. Such a designation would treat aging as disease rather than...
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Irina Conboy, PhD, Associate Professor of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA,
July 13, the main event of the once-in-ten-years White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) took place (with the participation of US President).
We believe that aging should be seen as a disease, albeit as a disease that is a universal and multisystemic process.
Long before there were plants and animals, aging was fully-developed in one-celled eukaryotes and before that in bacteria.