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A New Approach to Anti-Aging Research

Aging has long been viewed as a disease. For decades, the pharmaceutical industry has focused on understanding and discovering drugs that solve specific medical problems.

Now, anti-aging startups like Calico, Unity Biotechnology, resTORbio and Celularity are gathering force to take a different approach and leading the way toward a longevity research revolution. The shift towards preventive medicine has given anti-aging startups a favorable environment in pursuing longevity and aging issues.

The nematode C. elegans has emerged to be a useful animal model for anti-aging and longevity studies. Dr. Cynthia Kenyon, VP of Aging Research at Calico Life Sciences shares her view on aging and discusses the relevance of C. elegans in aging research.


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Yoanne Clovis, Ph.D.

Yoanne Clovis has been with NemaMetrix almost since its inception. She has worn many hats at the company over the years - from lab work to her current sales manager position, she truly understands not just the company, but the c. elegans research field as well.

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