Fight Aging! Newsletter, July 4th 2016

In conclusion, therefore, I can say with confidence that the future of aging research is extremely bright, both scientifically and medically. The pace of progress must now be sharply accelerated, via the injection of the funds that should for many years have been allocated at far higher a level than has actually occurred. LATEST HEADLINES FROM FIGHT AGING! AN INTERVIEW WITH LAURA DEMING OF THE LONGEVITY FUND https://www.fightaging.org/archives/2016/06/an-interview-with-laura-deming-of-the-longevity-fund/ Laura Deming has worked with the SENS Research Foundation and others on the molecular biology of aging, and a few years back helped organize the Longevity Fund to invest in startups relevant to the treatment of aging as they emerged. Here is a short interview in which she gives her view of the state of the field in fairly general terms: Solana: It seems like there's significant resistance to the idea that we don't have to die. Why is that? Deming: That's an awesome question and one that I'm entirely unqualified to answer. I can give you a bit a background, just from spending most of my life talking to a lot of people who think this is a really terrible idea, and trying to understand why they think that. For the longest time, I think people had been promised these amazing snake oil-like cures, "we're going to make you live forever." "This will make you live longer." And so, I think maybe part of the large inability to ...
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