The Keys to a Long Life Are Sleep and a Better Diet—and Money

March 19, 2024

In 2009 your work on ribosomes, the site of protein synthesis, won you the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Although I don’t work specifically on aging, my overall field of protein synthesis is very central to aging. All of this is leading to a huge amount of money, both from government and charities, but also a huge amount of private money, going into aging. Some of these longevity startups have Nobel Prize winners as advisors or directors, and they’ve attracted huge amounts of money. Does this distract from money going to the right places in aging research?