An engineer's approach to the development of real anti-aging medicine

Sci Aging Knowledge Environ. 2003 Jan 8;2003(1):VP1. doi: 10.1126/sageke.2003.1.vp1.


In this Viewpoint, I list the various age-related molecular and cellular changes that are thought to limit mammalian life-span, and I outline a problem-solving approach to reversing these detrimental changes. This approach should help to prevent the development of these age-related changes into life-threatening pathologies and possibly, in due course, allow a large increase in healthy human life expectancy.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aging / physiology*
  • Geriatrics / methods*
  • Humans