Tissue/Organ

Skin rejuvenation from novel nano-fat graft technique

New skin rejuvenation technique harnesses the power of Stromal Vascular Fraction stem cells to bring new life to aging skin. Stromal Vascular Fraction is harvested...

Researchers heal human lungs by attaching them to pigs

A new breakthrough from researchers at Columbia University could dramatically increase the number of lungs available for transplant. One of the biggest challenges for lung...

Hufford interview: “It’s worth pointing out just how remarkable this is.”

LyGenesis' Michael Hufford talks Longevity research programmes and investment. Kicking off a series of interviews with our Advisory Panel members, we chatted to Michael Hufford,...

Researchers 3D bio-print a working heart pump with real human cells

Team at the University of Minnesota 3D bio-print a functioning heart pump in the lab. Scientists at the University of Minnesota have made a breakthrough...

Magical hydrogel mimics cartilage to promote healthspan

A new form of hydrogel promises to go where other forms haven’t by mimicking the near-magical qualities of cartilage. Researchers at Duke University believe they...

Outlived by our organs: different aging rates in the body

Not only is our biological age different from our chronological age, but it varies from organ to organ. Understanding why and how could be...

The inside track on 3D-bioprinting

Is it better to be on the outside looking in, or on the inside? One research team certainly thinks the latter. In Westworld, Sir Anthony...

Hydrogel scaffold raises hopes for tissue regeneration

Wyss Institute hydrogel therapy can repair nerves, muscles and blood vessels. Naturally-occurring molecules VEGF and IGF-1 can enhance tissue regrowth and repair, but getting them...

New 3D bio-ink start-up targets neural tissue

Axolotl Biosciences introduces ThinkInk for stable, reproducible stem cell-derived neural tissues. Back in February, we spoke to the founder of Canadian 3D bioprinting start-up Aspect...

Novel approach breaks through blood-brain barrier

Molecular transport is on target for shuttling therapies directly into the brain. Like an exclusive nightclub, the brain has the best bouncer in the business....

eGenesis’ xenotransplantation trials move closer to in-human

eGenesis' groundbreaking xenotransplantation work with Massachusetts General Hospital to be expanded through additional collaboration. eGenesis has announced it is expanding its research collaboration with the...

Alkahest announces phase 2 study treatment of cognitive impairment

Extra-corporeal medical device could improve neuro outlook for end-stage renal disease patients. Alkahest has announced its first foray into dialysis-associated dementia with a new randomised,...

Metformin boost for inflammaging research

Researchers use metformin to repair broken cell machinery and drastically lower dangerous inflammation. Inflammaging is one of the latest Longevity buzzwords; it has been around...

Longevity Leaders World Congress goes virtual

Annual Longevity conference gets a digital makeover as the community adapts to COVID-19. With much of the world still in some form of lockdown, the...

Making the Longevity grade: expanded list of 1000 leading names

2020 list showcases a growing network of Longevity influencers from the worlds of aging research, technology, policy, media and investment. Who's who in Longevity? Following-on...

Wyss Institute and Cytosurge collaborate on CRISPR tech

The Wyss Institute at Harvard is joining forces with Swiss Biotech Cytosurge in a bid to improve CRISPR-based multiplexed gene editing with a single-cell...

Longevity and the art of motorcycle maintenance

OpenCures' Kevin Perrott talks about empowering the consumer with their own health data. One of the Longevity sector’s leading voices came to the field relatively...

Juvenescence CEO on near-term Longevity breakthroughs

We talk pipeline, trials, raising capital and public company challenges with Juvenescence's Dr Greg Bailey. Longevity.Technology: Longevity is growing as a distinct investment category and Thursday’s...

Longevity 2020: shaping-up nicely

Over 45 confirmed speakers for this 5-day online event and a big thank you for your interest. We're moving fast! Longevity 2020 started just over...

Some good news: announcing Longevity2020

In these challenging times, with everyone working from home and conferences pushed-back to later this year, we had an idea: Longevity2020 While the world overcomes...

Latest articles

Evidence for tenth hallmark of aging increases with new paper

Is ten the new nine? Additional research adds weight to the argument that extracellular matrix stiffening should be considered the tenth hallmark of aging. Since...

Help us help you: Longevity biotech survey

A new survey on translational processes and hurdles to clinical trials in Longevity biotech. We're working with two MDs: Oliver Zolman and Jian Fransen, on...

First Longevity announces first investors for current round

Some news of our own: European VC fund and a Longevity innovator participate in the First Longevity funding round. Last week we announced that Tom...

GDF15 protects from age‐related metabolic phenotypes

A recent study shows an important role for GDF15 in preventing aging-induced metabolic phenotypes by modulating systemic inflammatory responses in humans and mice. Dysfunction of...