Machine learning models predict mice lifespan

Researchers have built two machine learning models that gauge biological age and predict remaining lifespan in mice.

Stephanie Dutchen • harvard
Sept. 15, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: science-technology machine-learning harvard-medical-school blavatnik-institute aging david-sinclair alice-kane michael-schultz

Grand Challenge encourages innovation in aging

The National Academy of Medicine is mounting a Healthy Longevity Global Grand Challenge that seeks to boost innovation on healthier aging.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Nov. 20, 2019 ~12 min

Tags:  harvard-medical-school  health-medicine  alvin-powell  aging  healthy-longevity-global-grand-challenge  hebrew-senior-life  national-academy-of-medicine  sharon-inouye

Harvard research shows energy use climbs with age and temperature

Two global trends — the aging of the world’s population and the warming of its atmosphere — are set to collide in the decades to come, new work by an MGH and HMS researcher shows.

Alvin Powell • harvard
June 6, 2019 ~5 min

Tags:  climate-change  harvard-medical-school  health-medicine  alvin-powell  massachusetts-general-hospital  aging  energy-use  hossein-estiri

Anti-aging research: ‘Prime time for an impact on the globe’

Research into extending humanity’s healthy lifespan has been progressing rapidly in recent years. In February, a group of aging and longevity scientists founded a nonprofit to foster the work and serve as a resource for governments and businesses looking to understand the potentially far-reaching implications of a population that lives significantly longer, healthier lives.

Alvin Powell • harvard
March 8, 2019 ~15 min

Tags:  alzheimers-disease  cancer  health-medicine  alvin-powell  aging  academy-for-health-and-lifespan-research  david-sinclair  diseases-of-aging  longevity

Symposium brings spheres together to lend insights to action for elderly

A half-day conference at Harvard Business School examined the growing promise of research on aging and the potential of now-experimental interventions to one day ease the burdens of infirmity.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Feb. 6, 2019 ~10 min

Tags:  harvard-medical-school  health-medicine  alvin-powell  harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health  aging  caremore-health  george-church  harvard-business-school  national-institute-on-aging  office-of-technology-development  richard-hodes  sachin-jain

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