aging

First human clinical trial for nicotinamide riboside

Posted in Medicine on 13th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

Vitamin safely boosts levels of important cell metabolite NAD+, which is critical for cellular energy production and protection against stress and DNA damage.

Peter Diamandis: Well Radically Extend Our Lives With New Technologies

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Due to rapidly advancing biotechnology, he thinks human lifespan may grow dramatically this century.

Google's Antiaging company Calico will use Computational Biology and Machine Learning

Posted in Science on 25th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Calico will try to use machine learning to understand the complex biological processes involved in aging.

PTN interviews Jo Pedro de Magalhs on his insights into cryonics and aging

Posted in Interviews on 24th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Jo Pedro de Magalhs is a Senior Lecturer in aging at the University of Liverpool. He also has a strong interest in state-of-the art cryonics.

Mayo Clinic, collaborators working to advance aging research via clinical trials

Posted in Medicine on 19th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Aging is the largest risk factor for most chronic diseases, and elderly care accounts for about 1 trillion USD a year in the US.