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The future of aging biology research

By Traci Parker  Health Extension is a piece of the puzzle in educating young minds in STEM. Silicon Valley is famous as a place for entrepreneurs to make a go of it, but I had no idea it could also

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Justin Rebo at Health Extension Salon #11

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So, how was SENS 6?

by Traci Parker Wondrous. Illuminating. Enlightening.      Cambridge, Queens College, is like a snapshot from the past, which contains some of brightest minds in the scientific community. A perfect setting for the SENS6 conference. It was awesome to see

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Dangers of Clean Living

People are concerned with improving their diets, optimizing their exercise, tuning their supplements.  I am often asked, due to my central role in Health Extension, for health advice, for speaking slots, or for a chance to promote this or that

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n birds, 1 stone

(Summary of a session of the same title presented by Joe Betts-LaCroix at SciFOO 2013) Thesis: Most healthcare money treats age-related diseases.  Aging is the single biggest risk factor for these diseases.  But spending on the biochemistry of aging is less

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Gordon Lithgow at Health Extension Salon #7

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Dr. Saul Villeda at Health Extension Salon #6

Dr. Saul Villeda at Health Extension Salon #6 from Health_Extension

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Prof. Stuart Kim at Health Extension Salon #5

Stuart Kim at Health Extension Salon #5 from Health_Extension

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Judith Campisi at Health Extension Salon #3

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Joe Betts-LaCroix at Health Extension Salon #6

Joe Betts-LaCroix at Health Extension Salon #6 from Health_Extension

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Rob Meagley and Andrew Bleloch at Health Extension Salon #5

Rob Meagley and Andrew Bleloch at Health Extension Salon #5 from Health_Extension

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Jessica Richman at Health Extension Salon #4

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Dr. Oki O’Connor at Health Extension Salon #4

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Health Extenders Make a Mark @BIL2013

The first weekend of March about 600 people occupied a lovely space on Pine Street in Long Beach and participated in a conference affectionately known as BIL (as in TED’s counterpart). Among those people were about a dozen or so

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Akhsar Kharebov at Health Extension Salon #6

Akhsar Kharebov at Health Extension Salon #6 from Health_Extension

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Kristen Fortney at Health Extension Salon #2

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Matthew Scholz at Health Extension Salon #3

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Justin Rebo at Health Extension Salon #2

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Michael Andregg at Health Extension Salon #3

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Mark Hamalainen at Health Extension Salon #1

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David Duncan at Health Extension Salon #2

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Paul Bohm at Health Extension Salon #2

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Joe Betts-LaCroix at Health Extension Salon #1

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Max Peto at Health Extension Salon #1

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Josh Whiton at Health Extension Salon #1

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Want to blog for Healthextension.co?

The Health Extension Blog’s purpose in life (hopefully a really long and healthy one) is to engage members within and outside our community with accessible and interesting content about longevity. We are actively seeking blog proposals. If you would like

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Uncovering a Broader Desire For Extended Lifespan

To get the right answers you must ask the right questions. Understanding public opinions on longevity is crucial to obtaining a critical mass of funding and support for research on aging therapies. Past survey work suggested that most people do

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