Predicting the Order of Arrival of the First Rejuvenation Therapies – Fight Aging!

[ad_1] It has been going on eight years since I last speculated on the order of arrival of the first rejuvenation therapies. Tempus fugit, and time for an updated version! Eight years is a long enough span of time for the first of those rejuvenation therapies to now exist, albeit in a prototypical form, … Read more

Human Exosomes Harvested from Stem Cells in Urine Produce Rejuvenation in Mice – Fight Aging!

[ad_1] Exosomes are a class of extracellular vesicle, membrane-wrapped packages of molecules that carry a sizable fraction of the chemical communications that takes place between cells. The various types of extracellular vesicle are presently ordered in a taxonomy by their size rather than any more subtle combination of features. Those subtle features definitely exist; … Read more

Request for Startups in the Rejuvenation Biotechnology Space, 2024 Edition – Fight Aging!

[ad_1] Investors focused on funding biotechnology startups tend to exhibit herd behavior, much like investors everywhere these days. Funding is primarily deployed towards fads and popular trends, not necessarily towards what makes the most sense, even if sometimes the sensible manages to align with the popular. These days that means drug discovery platforms with … Read more

Advocating for Epigenetic Reprogramming as a Potential Rejuvenation Therapy – Fight Aging!

[ad_1] Partial epigenetic reprogramming emerges from the intersection of understanding how cells behave in cancerous tissue and during embryonic development. In the developing embryo there is a point at which adult germline cells convert themselves into embryonic stem cells, discarding forms of damage and dysfunction characteristic of adult cells and restoring a youthful pattern … Read more

LEV Foundation on Senolytics as One Part of a Combination Rejuvenation Therapy – Fight Aging!

[ad_1] The primary focus of the Longevity Escape Velocity (LEV) Foundation is to demonstrate that therapies based on the repair of forms of underlying molecular damage that cause aging can be combined to produce greater rejuvenation. Research of recent years has demonstrated quite comprehensively that the alternative strategy for treating aging, to manipulate metabolism … Read more

XPRIZE Healthspan, $101 Million to Incentivize Rejuvenation in Old People – Fight Aging!

[ad_1] Prizes for success in research and development can work well, if coupled with suitable publicity and activism. Such efforts have a long history, going back to the well-documented longitude rewards offered by the British government in the 1700s. More recently, the original Ansari X Prize for suborbital flight was a very successful example … Read more