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Humanity - Proprietary Aging Score App

Humanity is a quantified-self app that connects wearables and activity apps to monitor digital biomarkers. The app generates a proprietary aging score, helping users understand activities that slow down or reverse their aging rate. The company uses behavior modification tools and develops biomarkers to guide users toward better healthspan interventions.

$ 50,000
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Matrix Bio - Long-lived Species Inspired Longevity Biotech

VitaDAO and the Gorbunova Lab are launching Matrix Bio, a cutting-edge research venture leveraging the anti-cancer and pro-longevity effects of high molecular weight hyaluronic acid from naked mole rats to humans.

$ 300,000
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BE Therapeutics - Brain Tissue Replacement

The neocortex, the part that underlies our highest cognitive functions and self-identity, can be replaced by progressively replacing tissue areas over time without significant disruption in function or self-identity. This offers the possibility of age reversal for the neocortex through progressive tissue replacement.

$ 100,000
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ExcepGen Inc - RNA therapeutics for longevity

ExcepGen uses its RNAx platform to develop advanced vaccines that address viral infections linked to premature aging and shortened lifespan. The platform improves RNA cargo's effectiveness, promoting significant protein production for enhanced protection.

$ 100,000
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The Longevity Prize


The Longevity Prize is a series of prizes to award and accelerate progress in longevity and rejuvenation research. It was initiated by VitaDAO and funded through donations through our gitcoin quadratic donation round and partnered with Foresight Institute, Methuselah Foundation and Lifespan.

$ 24,000
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The VitaDAO Longevity Fellowship


The VitaDAO Longevity Fellowship is aimed at distributing need-based micro grants to help students and early career stage individuals with interest in longevity get more deeply involved in longevity. This is aimed at activities ranging from short term research to attending a conference, or joining a program such as the Longevity Biotech Fellowship.

$ 20,000
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The Longevity Decentralized Review (TLDR)


The Longevity Decentralized Review (TLDR) is an on-demand service that provides peer reviews of scientific manuscripts and compensates reviewers for their work. It is funded from fees of those who submit their research to be reviewed, as well as donations. The focus of the content is longevity research posted to preprint servers such as Biorxiv, Medrxiv, and Arxiv.

20,000 VITA
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The Longevist - Overlay Longevity Research Journal


An overlay journal to curate the most impactful longevity research every quarter, as voted by a mix of industry & academic experts in the longevity space.

$ 50,000
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