The Lowdown on Biohacking: It’s Time For An Upgrade

Credit: Justin Kaneps

Credit: Justin Kaneps

From fighting aging, to boosting athletic ability and tackling cancer, gene therapies are ushering in an exciting new era. Read all about the biohacking phenomenon as BioViva is mentioned in Outside’s latest feature on the growing Biohacking movement: 

In 2015, Liz Parrish, the CEO of the startup BioViva, announced that she was the first person to attempt to reverse her own aging with gene therapy. “I am patient zero,” she wrote on Reddit. “I will be 45 in January. I have aging as a disease.” ’

Source: Outside

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