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May Longevity Research Newsletter
June 17, 2024
May Longevity Research Newsletter
Welcome back, Vitalians! Please join us in congratulating the ARTAN team for raising $300k in VitaDAO’s 2nd IPT launch! We look forward to bringing you more updates on this exciting project as the team works towards developing therapeutic candidates
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IP for Goundbreaking Gene Therapy funded onchain
June 13, 2024
IP for Goundbreaking Gene Therapy funded onchain
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INTRODUCING VitaRNA by Artan Bio
May 23, 2024
INTRODUCING VitaRNA by Artan Bio
Tokenizing the Artan Bio IP-NFT
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April Longevity Research Newsletter
May 14, 2024
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
April Longevity Research Newsletter
Welcome back Vitalians and please join us in congratulating The Fission Pharma team for passing the Snapshot vote to receive VitaDAO funding!
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February Longevity Research Newsletter
March 10, 2024
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
February Longevity Research Newsletter
Hi Vitalians, greetings from Vitalia. You might have heard about the city of life in Roatan, Honduras. 
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Stake $VITA in Exchange for Health Products and Services 🤩
March 4, 2024
Stake $VITA in Exchange for Health Products and Services 🤩
We're introducing a revolutionary feature soon for $VITA token holders: the ability to stake $VITA your tokens in exchange for premier health products and services aimed at enhancing your longevity.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Vitalia
February 22, 2024
Morgan J. Weaver
A Beginner’s Guide to Vitalia
The curious technophile ventures forth across the small and wondrous meatspace of a pop-up city-within-a-charter-city in Roatan, Honduras, chronicling the emergence of an experimental biotech startup hub, crypto-augmented Special Economic Zone
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January Longevity Research Newsletter
February 6, 2024
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
January Longevity Research Newsletter
Welcome back Vitalians. I’m sure that most of you would have by now heard the sad news that renowned Professor Judith Campisi has passed away. In place of our usual interview, this month ...
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VitaDAO Letter: 2023 in Review
January 30, 2024
Sarah Friday
VitaDAO Letter: 2023 in Review
What an extraordinary year it has been! Since June 23rd, 2021, the day VitaDAO's Gnosis Auction funded our Treasury, VitaDAO has been funding longevity research and fostering a community of passionate researchers, enthusiasts & professionals.
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December Longevity Research Newsletter
January 11, 2024
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
December Longevity Research Newsletter
Welcome to 2024, Vitalians! We hope your holiday season was wonderful, and that you're returning recharged and ready for another year of exciting developments in longevity science!
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Aging Insights: Dr. Jesse Poganik and Dr. Mahdi Moqri on Biomarkers and Longevity Research – The VitaDAO Aging Science Podcast
December 18, 2023
Aging Insights: Dr. Jesse Poganik and Dr. Mahdi Moqri on Biomarkers and Longevity Research – The VitaDAO Aging Science Podcast
In the upcoming episode of The Science of Aging Podcast, we're set to explore aging research with Dr. Jesse Poganik and Dr. Mahdi Moqri, just before the 2023 Biomarkers of Aging Symposium. Dr. Poganik ...
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November Longevity Research Newsletter
December 5, 2023
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
November Longevity Research Newsletter
Welcome back Vitalians and please join us in congratulating the Remedium Bio team for passing the VitaDAO token holder vote with 75.61% voting in favour!
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Epigenetics & Longevity: Unraveling Aging Mysteries with Dr. David Meyer and Prof. Sarah Voisin at ARDD – The VitaDAO Aging Science Podcast
November 9, 2023
Epigenetics & Longevity: Unraveling Aging Mysteries with Dr. David Meyer and Prof. Sarah Voisin at ARDD – The VitaDAO Aging Science Podcast
This special the episode of the Aging Science podcast is brought to you from the ARDD conference that took place at the end of August in Kopenhagen. I sat together with Dr. David Meyer from CECAD and Prof. Sarah Voisin ...
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October Longevity Research Newsletter
November 7, 2023
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
October Longevity Research Newsletter
Welcome back Vitalians and please join us in congratulating the Oisín Biotechnologies team for passing the VitaDAO token holder vote with 86.47% voting in favour! This proposal was an assessment of a multi-asset longevity biotech...
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Introducing the VitaDAO Members Portal
November 3, 2023
Introducing the VitaDAO Members Portal
VitaDAO is partnering with leading companies to offer substantial discounts on their products and services, exclusively for our members.
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Shining a Light on Optogenetics: An Innovative Approach to Combat Aging
November 1, 2023
Maria Marinova
Shining a Light on Optogenetics: An Innovative Approach to Combat Aging
In the intricate ballet of cellular activity, mitochondria often play a leading role. These double-membraned organelles are frequently referred to as the "powerhouses" of the cell, converting nutrients into energy that...
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September Longevity Research Newsletter
October 10, 2023
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
September Longevity Research Newsletter
Welcome back Vitalians, it’s a big week for VitaDAO as we’ve just become the first DAO to kickstart a biotech company, MatrixBio. MatrixBio explores hyaluronic acid-based compounds, aiming to pioneer in cancer and aging treatments...
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Sugar Byproducts and How They May Influence Aging
October 2, 2023
Rakhan Aimbetov & Maria Marinova
Sugar Byproducts and How They May Influence Aging
Imagine a bustling factory, working tirelessly day and night, crafting intricate items with utmost precision. This isn't a scene from a high-tech industrial park; it's happening right now inside your body.
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August Longevity Research Newsletter
September 8, 2023
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
August Longevity Research Newsletter
Welcome back Vitalians and please join us in congratulating the Cyclarity Therapeutics (CTx) team for passing the VitaDAO token holder vote! This proposal was an assessment of an early-stage biotechnology company...
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Vision's Aging Secrets: Eye Diseases & Breakthroughs with Prof. Dorota Skowronska-Krawczyk on The VitaDAO Aging Science Podcast
September 5, 2023
Vision's Aging Secrets: Eye Diseases & Breakthroughs with Prof. Dorota Skowronska-Krawczyk on The VitaDAO Aging Science Podcast
In this episode of The VitaDAO Aging Science Podcast, we delve into the world of age-related eye diseases with Prof. Dorota Skowronska-Krawczyk, a renowned expert in vision and aging. We explore fundamental aging mechanisms, challenges in research...
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The Key to Longevity Could Be Hidden in Embryos
September 4, 2023
Carlos Galicia & Maria Marinova
The Key to Longevity Could Be Hidden in Embryos
Scientists are forever searching for ways to rejuvenate aged cells and organisms back to a more youthful and healthier state - from stem cell therapies to telomere lengthening, or even the Frankenstein-esque heterochronic parabiosis experiments...
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Decoding Longevity: DNA Mutations, Mole Rats, and Cancer Prevention with Prof. Vera Gorbunova on The Aging Science Podcast by VitaDAO
August 23, 2023
Decoding Longevity: DNA Mutations, Mole Rats, and Cancer Prevention with Prof. Vera Gorbunova on The Aging Science Podcast by VitaDAO
In the 7th episode of the Aging Science podcast we talked with Prof. Vera Gorbunova about her most recent work, covering a wide array of topics from genome stability, naked mole rats, the role of hyaluronan in cancer prevention..
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July Longevity Research Newsletter
August 10, 2023
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
July Longevity Research Newsletter
Welcome back Vitalians! Stop the press - the Impetus Longevity grants are back!
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Transcending Boundaries: Exploring Cryonics, Drug Repurposing, and the Future of Aging Research with Prof. Joao Pedro De Magalhaes on The Aging Science Podcast by VitaDAO
July 21, 2023
Transcending Boundaries: Exploring Cryonics, Drug Repurposing, and the Future of Aging Research with Prof. Joao Pedro De Magalhaes on The Aging Science Podcast by VitaDAO
We talked with Prof. Joao Pedro De Magalhaes about about cryonics, transhumanism, the need for a “Sputnik moment” in longevity research, fish oil and rilmenidine for longevity, inflammaging, and cellular reprogramming.
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June Longevity Research Newsletter
July 10, 2023
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
June Longevity Research Newsletter
Welcome to this month's newsletter, where we delve into the philosophical dichotomy at the heart of longevity research.
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Feeding the Clock: Deciphering the Intricacies of Fasting, Caloric Restriction, and Circadian Rhythms with Dr. Heidi Pak on The Aging Science Podcast by VitaDAO
July 6, 2023
Feeding the Clock: Deciphering the Intricacies of Fasting, Caloric Restriction, and Circadian Rhythms with Dr. Heidi Pak on The Aging Science Podcast by VitaDAO
In this podcast with Dr. Heidi Pak we primarily talked about the difference between fasting and time-restricted feeding, how and why it works and also the efficacy of caloric restriction (CR) in different mouse strains and species.
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May Longevity Research Newsletter
June 9, 2023
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
May Longevity Research Newsletter
Introduction Welcome to this month's edition of our newsletter, where we delve into the fascinating realm of gerontology - the scientific study of ageing - which has increasingly become a pivotal area of research, given the world's ageing population.
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The Epigenetic Edge: Exploring Fitness, Aging, and Science with Prof. Nir Eynon during The Aging Science podcast by VitaDAO
June 6, 2023
The Epigenetic Edge: Exploring Fitness, Aging, and Science with Prof. Nir Eynon during The Aging Science podcast by VitaDAO
In this episode of the Aging Science podcast we talked with Prof. Nir Eynon (@nir_eynon). We touched on many topics, including elite athletes, how COVID affected working culture (for the better), the benefits of tabatas, epigenetic and muscle clocks
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April Longevity Research Newsletter
May 16, 2023
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
April Longevity Research Newsletter
We are thrilled to celebrate our one-year anniversary of bringing you the latest research, insights, and developments in our field. Over the past year, we have covered a wide range of topics, from artificial intelligence and sustainability to genetic
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‍Unlocking Longevity: Autophagy, Mitochondria, and The Radical Pursuit of Life Extension during The Aging Science podcast by VitaDAO
April 13, 2023
‍Unlocking Longevity: Autophagy, Mitochondria, and The Radical Pursuit of Life Extension during The Aging Science podcast by VitaDAO
I (@aging_scientist) had a marvelous conversation with Assoc. Prof. Viktor Korolchuk (@VIKorolchuk) about autophagy, mitochondria, senescence, the importance of modelling, and human desire for radical lifespan extension.
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March Longevity Research Newsletter
April 9, 2023
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
March Longevity Research Newsletter
Welcome back Vitalians! In recent years, autophagy has emerged as an important topic in the field of aging biology and is now considered a major Hallmark of Aging.
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The Mouse Longevity Chronicles: Unraveling Aging with Dr. Richard Miller during The Aging Science podcast by VitaDAO
March 23, 2023
The Mouse Longevity Chronicles: Unraveling Aging with Dr. Richard Miller during The Aging Science podcast by VitaDAO
In this podcast, I (@aging_scientist) spoke with Dr. Rich Miller about the ins and outs of mouse aging.
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‍February Longevity Research Newsletter‍
March 10, 2023
Rhys Anderson & Maria Marinova
‍February Longevity Research Newsletter‍
Following our successful fundraise of $4.1 million (check out the Forbes article), a new wave of projects are in the pipeline to be funded. First up in 2023 is Brain Tissue Replacement Therapy with Jean Hebert
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Exploring the Frontiers of Science: Breakthroughs, Funding Challenges, and Replication Crisis with Alaattin Kaya during The Aging Science podcast by VitaDAO
March 9, 2023
Exploring the Frontiers of Science: Breakthroughs, Funding Challenges, and Replication Crisis with Alaattin Kaya during The Aging Science podcast by VitaDAO
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January Longevity Research Newsletter
February 3, 2023
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
January Longevity Research Newsletter
The Longevity field is starting the year strongly with new updated Hallmarks of aging, exactly 10 years after the original paper was published. So time to update your introduction slides with the figure we will see in every presentation for the next
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VitaDAO Closes $4.1m Fundraising Round With Pfizer And Shine Capital
January 30, 2023
VitaDAO Closes $4.1m Fundraising Round With Pfizer And Shine Capital
2023 kicks off with strong support for longevity research and a huge step for decentralized science(DeSci)
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December Longevity Research Newsletter
December 20, 2022
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
December Longevity Research Newsletter
As the end of the year is fast approaching we wanted to look back and appreciate all the effort and hard work of the researchers in the VitaDAO community - from students, postdocs and fellows to principal investigators
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Synthetic Vitality
November 29, 2022
Tim Peterson
Synthetic Vitality
Therapies that act synergistically are needed to significantly promote longevity
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November Longevity Research Newsletter
November 15, 2022
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
November Longevity Research Newsletter
A multitude of discoveries and inventions throughout history have been made by people who were initially trained in one domain, but were able to make a significant contribution to a different field due to their ability to look at a problem with a uni
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VitaDAO Letter: New collab with Research Hub, Symposium Recap & more
November 14, 2022
Sarah Friday
VitaDAO Letter: New collab with Research Hub, Symposium Recap & more
Inside: A Recap of VitaDAO’s 2nd “Crypto meets Longevity Symposium” VitaDAO Fellowship Update New VitaSpotlight Series: Rapamycin as a Promising Aging Intervention How to contribute to VitaDAO and ResearchHub’s Community Driven Paper Meet DAO Membe
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Rapamycin is the most promising aging intervention we currently have
October 25, 2022
Adrian Molière & Tomás Schmauck-Medina
Rapamycin is the most promising aging intervention we currently have
It was in 1975 when scientists from Ayerst (now Pfizer) discovered a novel compound called rapamycin (also known as Sirolimus) in bacteria on Rapa Nui(Easter Island) in Chile. In 1999 rapamycin obtained FDA approval for the prevention of acute reject
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October Longevity Research Newsletter
October 13, 2022
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
October Longevity Research Newsletter
Some species in the animal kingdom live extraordinarily long lives. They seem to be somehow protected from all the damage that we would expect to accumulate in aged tissues. Many are very large, like bowhead whales, and there is an established correl
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Longevity Research Newsletter September 2022
September 9, 2022
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
Longevity Research Newsletter September 2022
Welcome back to our monthly newsletter! This month we are excited to bring you an interview with Dr. Marco Demaria who has made some significant contributions to our understanding of cellular senescence. 
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Longevity Research Newsletter August 2022
August 11, 2022
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
Longevity Research Newsletter August 2022
We can all agree that the age-associated decline in physiological functionality and increased risk of developing diseases is terrible, but what can we do to treat, slow down or even prevent it?
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Announcing "The Longevity Prize"
July 12, 2022
Announcing "The Longevity Prize"
We are announcing The Longevity Prize in collaboration with Foresight.‍ A series of prizes to honor and accelerate progress in longevity and rejuvenation. ‍The longevity prize encourages novel approaches for turning back our aging clocks.
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Longevity Research Newsletter July 2022
July 8, 2022
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
Longevity Research Newsletter July 2022
Why do we age? Is aging a result of a genetic program encoded within each of our cells, or is it simply a consequence of damage accumulation throughout life?
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Longevity Research Newsletter June 2022
June 13, 2022
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
Longevity Research Newsletter June 2022
Welcome back to VitaDAO’s monthly longevity research newsletter — we hope you enjoyed our maiden issue!
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Longevity Research Newsletter May 2022
May 17, 2022
Maria Marinova & Rhys Anderson
Longevity Research Newsletter May 2022
Welcome Vitalians to the inaugural issue of VitaDAO’s Monthly Longevity Research Newsletter!
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Epigenetic Clocks: A Simple Lab Test Measuring Biological Age
March 22, 2022
Lindsay Ciocco
Epigenetic Clocks: A Simple Lab Test Measuring Biological Age
Humans can instinctively recognize if someone appears older or younger than their age; so then, it should be apparent that many species, including humans, develop age-related changes at different rates.
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On the Origins of Cellular Senescence
September 28, 2021
Jason Colasanti
On the Origins of Cellular Senescence
Originally described as gradual deterioration over time, senescence has taken on a much more intricate meaning in the past few decades.
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The First Longevity Drugs might be already among us — Drug Repurposing to Fight Aging
August 30, 2021
Estefano Pinilla
The First Longevity Drugs might be already among us — Drug Repurposing to Fight Aging
We are getting quite good at extending lifespan, or at least we are getting quite good at extending the lifespan of laboratory animals as complex as mice.
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Announcing the First VitaDAO Research Project: The Longevity Molecule
May 7, 2021
Announcing the First VitaDAO Research Project: The Longevity Molecule
We’re excited to introduce the opening project to be funded by VitaDAO — the world’s first decentralized intellectual property collective.
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