Potential competitors

NickOttensNickOttens Community ManagerBarcelona, SpainPosts: 878 admin
Do you know researchers, scientists, start-ups, companies, or others who might be interested in competing in this prize?

Or might YOU be interested in competing in this prize?

Let us know here to help us gauge potential interest!


  • Steve_LiebichSteve_Liebich CEO Posts: 1
    I would like to nominate Telocyte, Michigan-based gene therapy company which uses the most recent molecular tools to CURE, not treat, Alzheimer's Disease. Their approach is focused on the use of recombinant telomerase gene and AAV-based delivery system. Led by Michael Fossel (MD, PhD), a visionary and great mind, who promises the world a longer and healthier life and this is what I believe in.
  • JoanneJoanne Founder Posts: 17 ✭✭
    I would like to nominate my mentor Viktoras Kulvinskas. He is an author, health educator and expert in Longevity, Vikotras is the co-founder of the Hippocrates Health Institute in Florida and is a prime example of longevity. ln addition to his morning routine of yoga, breathwork, qi gong and self-massage he also works out, 80 pull-ups from an upsidedown position, and he reached 100 push-ups on his 80th birthday. He is a theoretical mathematician and has been doing science-based research on "Youthing" for the past 30 years.
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 0
    I would like to nominate Telocyte, which focuses on curing AD. They have the technology, clinical expertise, and commitment needed to accomplish that mission.
  • NickOttensNickOttens Community Manager Barcelona, SpainPosts: 878 admin
    Thank you all for the recommendations! Telocyte is definitively on our list, and I would love to invite Viktoras to our community, @Joanne.
  • sureshjsureshj Postdoc fellow Posts: 5
    First of all, thanks for your follow up email, Nick!

    Briefly, I am a neuroscientist fascinated by the aging of the nervous system. I am interested in understanding the mechanisms of brain aging at the level of synapses and neural circuits. I am interested to learn more about this prize.
  • tabomataboma CEO Posts: 1
    Universities (Harvard, Yale Oxford UCL), scientists, aging focused institutions (The Buck, Charles Perkins, UCL etc ) and companies in this sector like my company Juvenescence.
  • ymedanymedan Founder and CTO Posts: 126 ✭✭✭
    edited August 2020
  • mashizaqmashizaq PRESIDENT/FOUNDER THIKA, KENYAPosts: 46 ✭✭
    Artificial Intelligence (AI) may aid this process. In his book Superintelligence, philosopher Nick Bostrom suggests AI may soon exceed human-level intelligence resulting in an intelligence explosion. Such a scenario makes anything thinkable, and he believes it could happen in a few decades.
  • nicolas_chernicolas_cher Mr. Posts: 10
    Harold Katcher and Akshay Sanghavi could compete as well. In a preprint published on last May, it was showed that the epigenetic age of rats was halved using young blood factors. Their company is called Nugenics, or Yuvan.
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