Matt Kaeberlein | Companion Animals in Geroscience: Challenges and Opportunities

Presenter Matt Kaeberlein Dr. Matt Kaeberlein is the Chief Science Officer at Optispan Geroscience and a Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, with Adjunct appointments in Genome Sciences and Oral Health Sciences. Dr. Kaeberlein’s research interests are… Summary: Age is the greatest risk factor for most… Continue reading Matt Kaeberlein | Companion Animals in Geroscience: Challenges and Opportunities

Targeting selective autophagy in aging and age-related diseases

Towards Biotechnology to Finally Defeat Cholesterol, the Primary Cause of Human Mortality

The scientific quest for immortality: Prospects in aging and cryopreservation

Blueprint Rejuvenation Athlete

Career Counseling with Sonia Arrison

Presenter Sonia Arrison, 100+ Capital Sonia is a longevity investor via her company 100+ Capital, a women’s investor group called Portfolia, and advises BioVerge here in Silicon Valley. She also spends time helping the Alliance for Longevity Initiatives (A4LI). She is helping A4LI streamline the political processes for advancing longevity research and therapies. When Sonia… Continue reading Career Counseling with Sonia Arrison

Diana Guallar | Epitranscriptomics as Novel Players in Aging and Rejuvenation

Presenter Diana Guallar, CiMus Diana holds a PhD in Cellular Biology by the University of Zaragoza (Spain). Her thesis was focused on the study of epigenetic regulation of endogenous retroviruses in embryonic pluripotent stem cells… Summary: Diana researches epitranscriptomics – the epigenetic modifications to RNA and the defining step between DNA and protein translation.  Broadly… Continue reading Diana Guallar | Epitranscriptomics as Novel Players in Aging and Rejuvenation

Tony Wyss-Coray | Young Blood for Old Brains

Presenter Tony Wyss-Coray Tony Wyss-Coray is the D.H. Chen Distinguished Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences and the Director of the Phil and Penny Knight Initiative for Brain Resilience at Stanford University. His lab studies brain aging and… Summary: Age is the key driver for dementia.  70% of centenarians have some form of severe or… Continue reading Tony Wyss-Coray | Young Blood for Old Brains

Collin Ewald | Aging & The Extracellular Matrix

Presenter Collin Ewald Collin Ewald was educated at Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliches Gymnasium (MNG) Basel, Switzerland. After completing his bachelor in molecular biology at the University of Basel, he joined the labs of Joy Alcedo and… Summary: The extracellular matrix is incredibly complex and vital to understanding aging.  Collagen, a key component of the ECM, is the most… Continue reading Collin Ewald | Aging & The Extracellular Matrix

Justin Sonnenburg | The Gut Microbiome is a Key Lever on Human Health

Presenter Justin Sonnenburg Dr. Sonnenburg’s lab is interested in the basic principles that govern interactions within the intestinal microbiota and between the microbiota and the host. To pursue these aims, they colonize germ-free (gnotobiotic) mice with simplified, model microbial… Summary: The gut microbiome refers to the bacteria, fungi, and viruses that occupy our gut.  These… Continue reading Justin Sonnenburg | The Gut Microbiome is a Key Lever on Human Health