Dr. Leonard Guarente
Leonard P. Guarente is the director of MIT's Glenn Laboratory for the Science of Aging, where he is a Novartis Professor of Biology. Dr. Guarente is best known for his research in longevity, in which his lab discovered that sirtuins, a type of protein, slow the aging process in a wide variety of organisms. He is the author of "Ageless Quest: One Scientist's Search for Genes That Prolong Youth." In addition, Dr. Guarente is also co-founder and chief scientist of Elysium Health™, a company dedicated to delivering scientific breakthroughs in health and making them accessible to consumers.
More About Elysium Health™
Elysium Health’sTM mission is to solve the biggest challenges in health with science, to help people live healthier, longer lives. Working directly with the world’s leading scientists and clinicians, Elysium Health™ translates advances in science and technology into effective, scientifically-sound products that help people manage their health in an actionable way.