A Report from the 2nd Scripps Symposium on the Biology of Aging

This open access paper reports on the proceedings at the 2nd Scripps Symposium on the Biology of Aging held earlier this year. Like much of the field now, the focus in unabashedly on intervening in the aging process, which is good to see. Also like much of the field there is still considerable reluctance to talk in public about the potential for rejuvenation and radical life extension, however, rather than aiming at more modest gains. Still, the core message that we should treat aging as a medical condition has now spread far beyond the small groups that started this advocacy. One of the seven SENS rejuvenation research programs needed to reverse aging, senescent cell clearance, has been adopted enthusiastically by the scientific mainstream. These are … Continue reading A Report from the 2nd Scripps Symposium on the Biology of Aging