In this fascinating discussion, Faraz hosts a famous longevity investor and they discuss how the longevity landscape is going to start to make advances towards the goal to reverse aging and allowing you to live much longer than you think.
Sergey Young is a longevity investor and visionary with a mission to extend the healthy lifespans of 1 billion people.
He is the founder of the $100M Longevity Vision Fund—one of the few funds specializing exclusively in longevity and helping to accelerate longevity breakthroughs
Development Sponsor of Age Reversal XPRIZE, a global initiative designed to cure aging and age-related diseases.
If you have any doubts about this conversation, check out my interview with Dr. Greg Fahy who has already reversed human aging using common compounds.
How Sergey Got Into Longevity
- Started business consulting, worked with Mckinsey and then got into financing
- Done investments for last 20 years in private equity
- Had a small health crisis, and decided to get into longevity
- Started a $100 million fund for longevity
- Wants to bring affordable and accessible technology to the masses
How Long Can People Live Using Current Techniques?
- Totally feasible to live to 100 in the near future
- Diet, physical activity, mindfulness
- Quitting bad habits
- Using early diagnostic benefits
Can People Reverse Aging AND Live Past 120 In The Near Term?
- There are big advancements coming in the next 10-20 years to reverse aging
- Gene editing and gene therapy: can revive 3000 longevity genes in DNA
- Stem cells, organ regeneration
- Longevity in a pill that would allow us to reverse aging
- Will enable us to live far beyond 100 years
- Can live past 122 years (which is the current maximum human lifespan)
What About Longer Term Advances? How Long Is Maximum Lifespan?
- Will need to integrate human body with technology and engineering
- Man and machine will become one
- Will include avatars, virtual and robotic
- Human brain will be connected to the cloud
- Our bodies will be full of sensors
- Artificial intelligence will review data in real time and heal the body right away
Can We Reverse Aging And Live Like We Are 25 Years Old Forever?
- Sergey believes in 10-20 years, we will reverse aging process in our bodies
- We’ve identified 3000 genes that are responsible for longevity
Where To Find Sergey?
- Get the book: The Science And Technology Of Growing Young
- Find Sergey on Instagram @sergeyyoung200