Dr. Aubrey de Grey

Dr. Aubrey de Grey is a biomedical gerontologist and the founder of the SENS research foundation which aims to find technologies that can repair the various types of damage that occur during the aging process.

In this episode, we discuss...

  • 00:00:00 - Introduction
  • 00:02:27 - How to understand aging
  • 00:08:14 - Epigenetic modifications accommodate cellular aging
  • 00:18:24 - Inflammation is a double-edged sword 
  • 00:24:00 - Parabiosis has the potential to slow aging 
  • 00:31:35 - Lifestyle factors can only extend lifespan so far
  • 00:36:49 - Future of Crispr/Cas9 in aging research
  • 00:40:56 - Utilizing pluripotent stem cells from the placenta

You can find Aubrey on Twitter at @aubreydegrey, and his foundation at

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