BIO 07 — Longing for Longevity: From Biology to Biohacking
April 22, 2021|7:00pm
Lucia Aronica, Lecturer, Stanford Genetics and Genomics Certificate Program; Genomics R&D Lead, Metagenics; Topic Editor, Life (MDPI)
Lucia Aronica’s research investigates the links among diet, genetics, and epigenetics, and their role in determining our “healthspan” and lifespan. She has published research papers in Cell, Genes & Development, and The EMBO Journal. Aronica received a PhD from the Universitat Wien.
Maddalena Adorno, Co-Founder and CEO, Dorian Therapeutics
Maddalena Adorno is the main inventor of a technology that is a potential therapeutic for rejuvenating cells and tissues. She received a PhD in biomedicine from the University of Padova, Italy, and completed her postdoctoral training at Stanford, working on stem cell and aging biology. She is on the advisory board of Kin-Keepers, a company that uses AI and tech to improve life quality for the elderly. Her work has been published in journals including Nature, Cell, and Science, and she is a named inventor on several patents in cancer biology, aging, and degenerative diseases. In 2019, she was an invited speaker at the Time 100 Health Summit to discuss the potential of new approaches targeting senescence.