Category: SENS

Review: Rejuvenation Biotech Conference

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.

Exponential Medicine and Digital Healthcare — Nitish Kannan interviews astronaut Dr. Dan Barry, anti-aging scientist Aubrey De Grey and investor Vinod Khosla.

Nitish Kannan interviews astronaut Dr. Dan Barry, anti-aging scientist Aubrey De Grey and investor Vinod Khosla at the recent Exponential Medicine conference.

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Strategies for Engineering Negligible Senescence – Report from SENS-6

Aubrey de Grey has rallied the world’s scientific community and its funders to attack the biological basis of aging, which underlies the majority of disease and suffering in the developed world. Since 2003, he has organized bi-annual conferences, bringing together innovative biologists, medical researchers and a few policy wonks to share knowledge and perspectives, to coordinate and support each others’ efforts. Below I report highlights from this year’s meeting, SENS 6, which I attended last week at Queens College, Cambridge.