Spotlight: Alex Zhavoronkov wants you to live as long as possible

February 6, 2018
Alex Zhavoronkov, PhD, a Board Member and Editor of the Journal Aging, wants you to live as long as possible and be younger at every level. “One hundred and fifty is just a number which I recommend everyone use just for subconscious life planning,” said Zhavoronkov. “The longer you plan to live, the longer you will live and the younger you will behave.” Zhavoronkov believes there is a psychological component to aging, and longer lifespan horizons are something we can reasonably achieve, but we first have to believe we can. Zhavoronkov is the Founder, CEO and CSO of Insilico Medicine,… continue reading »

Spotlight: J. James Frost, radiologist and molecular imaging pioneer

January 23, 2018
Rapamycin Press recently interviewed Dr. J. James Frost, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A. to discuss his collaborative research paper “Symmetry and Symmetry Breaking in Cancer: A Foundational Approach to the Cancer Problem.” Frost is currently an adjunct professor and professor emeritus with the Department of Radiology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Radiology. Frost received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Washington University; his Ph.D. degree is in nuclear and radiochemistry. Frost also obtained an M.B.A. degree from John Hopkins University. Why symmetry? Frost’s research with Johns Hopkins School of Medicine collaborators Kenneth Pienta and Donald Coffey focuses… continue reading »



Spotlight: Eric J. Topol wants to prevent your heart attack while changing the future of healthcare

December 7, 2017
Heart attack. No two words cause as much anxiety and fear. Heart attacks often come on seemingly without warning, and by the time you have symptoms it can be too late. What if you had advance notice, weeks or months ahead, that something was happening in your cells that could result in a heart attack? Eric J. Topol is the Founder and Director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) and a practicing cardiologist with Scripps Clinic whose principal scientific focus has been on the genomic and digital tools being developed to individualize medicine, known more familiarly as personalized or… continue reading »