About

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Maria Konovalenko is studing biology of aging in a joint PhD program between University of Southern California and the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. Maria has been involved in fighting aging since 2008. She is one of the organizers of the Genetics of Aging and Longevity Conference series. Maria has been part of team at the science for Life Extension Foundation, a Moscow-based non-profit, since 2008 and has been raising funding for longevity and regenerative medicine research from both government and private sources.

Konovalenko’s background is in molecular biophysics, she got both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

Maria’s goal is to make people live as long and as healthy as possible using the advances of science and technology.

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4 responses to “About

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  2. Jale

    Hello Maria, Thank you very much for your efforts and sharing this information. Finally someone who thinks about aging and death! I would hope that Science will one day be able to prevent death.

  3. Magnus

    Curing aging (well, death) is incredible complex (of course:)).
    This level of complexity should be attractive in it’s own right, an unresistable challenge for the planets brightest minds, even if some of them pretend to accept death.
    Attracting the powerful ones might help our case in regards of resources.
    But most politicians in power are bound by some kind of average mindset when it comes to visions. Some are really contraproductiv and so on. You know that…
    That’s no reason to give up!

    cheers from Sweden

  4. Bionicthulhu

    Hi Maria, thanks for posting all this great information and opinion. I have just begun to live forever and I will continue reading with great interest.

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