Liz Parrish at Wired Health 2017: Ageing is a Disease. Gene Therapy Could be the Cure

Our CEO, Liz Parrish, spoke at the Wired Health conference in London last month. At the conference Liz spoke about how her son being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes was the motivation behind her researching gene therapy treatments for cures. She also spoke about how and why she tested gene therapies on herself. Finally, Liz discussed the  importance of making gene therapy more widely available and how it could ‘cure’ the most prevalent disease of all; aging.

Wired Magazine has also written an article about Liz's talk -- Ageing is a disease. Gene therapy could be the 'cure'

Hundreds of healthcare, pharmaceutical and technology influencers and leaders met at the fifth annual WIRED Health event at 30 Euston Square, London on March 9. Discover some of the fascinating insights from the esteemed speakers here:

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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