Biotech Investing in Longevity
May 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
*This is an invite only event. Please register your interest. If approved then an invite will be provided.*
Join Aikora Health and the Foresight Institute for a series of talks on biotech investment and longevity. We’ll be gathering a curated group of entrepreneurs, scientists, and investors to discuss exciting projects that seek to extend human healthspan, surveying a diversity of novel approaches, and discussing which ambitious goals are realistically within our reach.
This event will be taking place on 1st May in San Francisco, and will include snacks, drinks, debate and planning.
The speakers will include:
- Mark Katakowski, President and CSO of Forever Labs
- Reason, CEO of Repair Biotechnologies
- Sergio Ruiz, Managing Director of the Methuselah Fund
- Doug Ethell, CEO of Leucadia Therapeutics
- Vittorio Sebastiano, Scientific Advisory Board Chairman of Turn Biotechnologies
- Aubrey de Grey, CSO of SENS Research Foundation
- Sonia Arrison, Author of 100 Plus
- Sarah Constantin, Founder and Executive Director of The Longevity Research Institute, Founder of Daphnia Labs
- Gordon Lithgow, Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging
- Mike West, CEO of AgeX Therapeutics
Our gold sponsor for this event is Forever Labs.
Forever Labs is a longevity company that uses an outpatient procedure to harvest adult Mesenchymal stem cells for future medical treatment. The patient’s stem cells are stored in a clinical-grade cryogenic biorepository for future withdrawal, expansion, and use in disease prevention, longevity treatments, and regenerative medical treatments. https://foreverlabs.com
Our silver sponsors are The Methuselah Fund and Repair Biotechnologies.
The Methuselah Fund is designed to accelerate results in the longevity field, extending the healthy human lifespan. They measure their success not just by financial return-on-investments but also by what they call return-on-mission. Their DNA stems from The Methuselah Foundation, which has been working hard during the last 18 years to make 90 the new 50 by 2030. They leverage their founding position within this new industry to get unfair visibility into the science and teams that have the potential for disruptive scientific and financial returns. https://www.methuselahfund.com/
Repair Biotechnologies is a longevity company with the mission to develop and bring to the clinic therapies that significantly improve human healthspan through targeting the causes of age-related diseases and aging itself. The company currently runs two preclinical development programs: the first for thymus regeneration and immune system restoration, and the second for reversal of atherosclerosis. https://www.repairbiotechnologies.com/
Aikora Health connect investors with companies, founders and scientists in the health tech, genomics, and regenerative medicine sectors. Our key focus is on longevity tech with the potential to transform healthcare and human aging. We offer insight and information regarding the biotech and increasingly important longevity space, in addition to matching founders of biotech and longevity companies with funding and strategic partnerships.
Foresight Institute is a leading think tank and public interest organization focused on emerging world-shaping technologies. It was founded in 1986 on a vision of coming revolutions in technology that will bring extraordinary opportunities, as well as unprecedented challenges. Foresight’s mission is to steer towards positive futures, futures of Existential Hope. https://www.existentialhope.com/