- Founder and Board member at CohBar
- Founding Director of the Institute for Aging Research at the Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging
- Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Human Aging Research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Nir Barzilai, MD
George Church, Ph.D.
- Professor of Genetics at HMS and Professor of Health Sciences and Technology at Harvard University and the MIT
- Pioneer of the Human Genome Project and CRISPR gene editing
- Co-authored over 550 publications, more than 150 patents, and a book. He also initiated the Personal Genome Project and started over 20 companies
Guido Kroemer, MD, Ph.D.
- Professor of Medicine at the University of Paris Cité
- Director of the research team “Metabolism, Cancer, and Immunity” of the French Medical Research Council (INSERM)
- Pioneer of the role of mitochondria in cell death and as well as the stimulation of autophagy for improving health span and lifespan in model organisms.
- Co-authored over 1,500 publications and have been cited >335,000 times (h-index = 271)
Joao Pedro de Magalhaes
- Biologist and Professor, University of Liverpool
- Studies aging through both computational and experimental approaches, particularly at the genetic level
- Led the research on sequencing and analyzing the genome of the bowhead whale
Morten Scheibye-Knudsen, MD / Ph.D.
- Associate Professor, Center for Healthy Aging, University of Copenhagen
- Founder of MitoDB, a mitochondrial disease database
- Founder and owner of Forsoegsperson.dk, the largest recruiter of clinical trial study participants in Denmark
- Studies cellular and organismal consequences of DNA damage with the aim of developing new interventions
- Professor of Biogerontology, University of Brighton
- His primary research interest focuses on the relationship between cellular senescence and biological mechanisms of the aging process
- Former Chair of the British Society for Research on Ageing, the International Association of Biomedical Gerontology, and the American Aging Association