63 episodes

Longevity by Design is a podcast for individuals looking to experience a longer, healthier life. In each episode, Dr. Gil Blander joins a co-host and an industry expert to explore a personalized health journey. The show helps you access science-backed information, unpack complicated concepts, learn what’s on the cutting edge of longevity research and the scientists behind them. Tune into Longevity by Design and see how to add years onto your life...and life onto your years.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Longevity by Design is a podcast for individuals looking to experience a longer, healthier life. In each episode, Dr. Gil Blander joins a co-host and an industry expert to explore a personalized health journey. The show helps you access science-backed information, unpack complicated concepts, learn what’s on the cutting edge of longevity research and the scientists behind them. Tune into Longevity by Design and see how to add years onto your life...and life onto your years.

    The Impact of Exercise & Nutrition on Muscle, Tendons, Ligaments, & Aging with Dr. Keith Baar

    The Impact of Exercise & Nutrition on Muscle, Tendons, Ligaments, & Aging with Dr. Keith Baar

    In this episode of Longevity By Design, co-hosts Ashley Reaver, MS, RD, CSSD, and Dr. Gil Blander welcome renowned professor Dr. Keith Baar. As the head of the Functional Molecular Biology Lab at UC Davis, Dr. Baar has made groundbreaking discoveries about how exercise and nutrition influence the adaptation of muscles, tendons, and ligaments. During this episode, he shares his expertise on the critical role of exercise and nutrition for musculoskeletal health, longevity, and improving quality...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Impact of DNA Damage & Lifestyle on Aging & Longevity Medicine with Dr. Morten Scheibye-Knudsen

    The Impact of DNA Damage & Lifestyle on Aging & Longevity Medicine with Dr. Morten Scheibye-Knudsen

    In this episode of Longevity by Design, host Dr. Gil Blander is joined by Dr. Morten Scheibye-Knudsen, a leading figure in aging research. Dr. Scheibye-Knudsen discusses his groundbreaking research on the role of DNA damage in the aging process and its implications for chronic diseases, aging research, and longevity medicine. The goal of his work is "to discover interventions leading to healthier, happier, and more productive lives."Dr. Scheibye-Knudsen's work is on understanding normal and p...

    • 1 hr 18 min
    The Effects of Cellular Senescence and Senolytics on Healthspan with Dr. James Kirkland

    The Effects of Cellular Senescence and Senolytics on Healthspan with Dr. James Kirkland

    Do you know what senescent (zombie) cells are and how cellular senescence and senolytics impact health? In this episode of Longevity by Design, hosts Ashley Reaver and Dr. Gil Blander are joined by Dr. James Kirkland from the Mayo Clinic, one of the world's leading figures in aging research. This episode is a deep dive into aging research, cellular senescence, and senolytics. Dr. Kirkland discusses the impact of cellular aging (senescence) on healthspan and his discovery of the first senolyti...

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Aging, Mental Health, Suicide Risk & Prevention with Dr. Peter Franz

    Aging, Mental Health, Suicide Risk & Prevention with Dr. Peter Franz

    This episode of Longevity by Design discusses mental health and suicide risk and prevention. The following topics are discussed: depression, suicide, substance abuse, social isolation, among others also. This episode is intended to raise awareness of mental health issues and suicide risk and prevention. The topics discussed may be distressing or triggering for some individuals. Please proceed with caution if you continue to listen to this episode.Our mental health is vital for healthspan and ...

    • 39 min
    XPRIZE Healthspan: Revolutionizing Human Aging & Healthspan with Dr. Jamie Justice

    XPRIZE Healthspan: Revolutionizing Human Aging & Healthspan with Dr. Jamie Justice

    Can we find ways to target human aging and extend healthspan? This ambitious premise is at the heart of XPRIZE Healthspan, a 7-year, $101 million global competition with an audacious challenge: to successfully develop a proactive, accessible therapeutic that restores muscle, cognitive, and immune function by a minimum of 10 years, with a goal of 20 years, in persons aged 65-80 years, in one year or less.In this episode of Longevity by Design, hosts Ashley Reaver and Dr. Gil Blander spoke with...

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Longevity Genes, Blood Biomarkers of Aging, & Targeting Aging with Metformin with Dr. Nir Barzilai

    Longevity Genes, Blood Biomarkers of Aging, & Targeting Aging with Metformin with Dr. Nir Barzilai

    Aging is inevitable, but can we influence how we age? In this episode of Longevity by Design, hosts Dr. Gil Blander and Ashley Reaver, MS, RD, CSSD, interview Dr. Nir Barzilai—the Director of the Institute for Aging Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Human Aging Research and of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging—during which he discusse...

    • 1 hr 19 min

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