The Search To Extend Lifespan Is Gaining Ground... And Bioviva Is Creating The Optimal Solutions

"....using genetically engineered viruses to force old mice to make more telomerase results in a longer lifespan with improved late-life health, without an increased risk of cancer.

Elizabeth Parrish, who is the CEO of BioViva – a company working to develop anti-ageing treatments – recently travelled to Colombia to receive gene therapy to extend her telomeres."

The Conversation


Avi Roy

- PhD student researching Aging, Mitochondria, and Regenerative Medicine - I currently write for The Conversation ( and I have written for The Guardian ( - Ringleader of the Oxford University Scientific Society - Co-conspirator at the Oxford Transhumanism and Emerging Technologies - Designing exciting events with the British Science Association Oxford - Advisory Board member at Lifeboat Foundation's Life Extension Board, and the Sustainability Board - Also, I am an Ultimate (frisbee) enthusiast - Yes, unfortunately that's me trying to catch the frisbee