This year's Rejuvenation Biotechnology conference, hosted by the SENS Research Foundation at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, starts tomorrow, Tuesday August 16th. Like all of the initiatives undertaken by the SENS Research Foundation, this conference series is intended to accelerate the implementation of rejuvenation therapies based on repair of the cell and tissue damage that is the root cause of aging. Since the first of these therapies are presently in development in startup companies, and others will start to arrive in the years ahead if funding can be expanded for the necessary laboratory work, it is very much time to ensure that the technology transition from academia to industry goes smoothly. This means making connections, setting expectations, spreading an understanding of the present state of research, and putting together a community on the industry and investment side of the fence whose members are enthused and willing to get started. Nothing happens by magic in this world, and every step along the way to clinical therapies for human rejuvenation requires forethought, preparation, and hard work.
SENS Research Foundation exists to End Aging. Since 2009 we have worked to make the concept of Rejuvenation Biotechnology - the repairing of the damage which occurs to our bodies as we age - into a reality.
The 2016 Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference is focused on taking the Rejuvenation Biotechnology Industry to the next level by addressing the question: what will it take to push emerging breakthroughs in regenerative medicine from proof-of-concept to implementation? This year's conference will answer this critical query by covering all the stages from securing funding, to production, to navigating regulation, to clinical evaluation and adoption of new treatments. Please take a look at our conference program to see all our amazing speakers.If you have any questions while you are watching the conference just let us know by tweeting us at #RejBioCon and we'll try and get your questions answered during the Q&A or possibly after depending on how many questions there are. Just be sure you tell us which speaker you want us to ask.
Space for attendees was very limited for this convention, but fortunately in this modern day and age that doesn't stop the rest of us from listening in. The conference presentations and panels will be streamed live via YouTube:
- Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference Tuesday 16th from 1PM-6PM PST
- Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference Wednesday 17th from 8AM-12PM PST
- Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference Wednesday 17th from 1PM-6PM PST
The Rejuvenation Biotechnology conference series has been well received in the community, and it fills an important role. That function, helping to pull together the collaboration and support that will accelerate progress towards effective treatment of the causes of aging, will hopefully broaden and be taken up by other independent organizations as more of the necessary medical technologies come closer to realization. If you'd like a sense of how things will proceed this year, you might take a look at the many videos from Rejuvenation Biotechnology 2014 and 2015. For those who prefer reading, BioWatch News ran an entire special issue focused on Rejuvenation Biotechnology 2014 - it's very good.