Strategies for engineered negligible senescence

Sci Aging Knowledge Environ. 2003 Nov 5;2003(44):pe30. doi: 10.1126/sageke.2003.44.pe30.


This Perspective summarizes presentations at the 10th Congress of the International Association of Biomedical Gerontology, which was held in Cambridge, England in September 2003. The seminar topics ranged from telomeres to ethics, stem cells to limb regeneration. The meeting organizer, Aubrey de Grey, is a leading proponent of life extension through biological engineering.

Publication types

  • Congress

MeSH terms

  • Aging / genetics*
  • Animals
  • Bioethics
  • Genetic Engineering*
  • Humans
  • Longevity / genetics
  • Regeneration / genetics
  • Stem Cells / chemistry
  • Stem Cells / enzymology
  • Stem Cells / metabolism
  • Telomerase / genetics
  • Telomere / genetics


  • Telomerase