London, UK (PRWEB) July 04, 2014
Aging Analytics as well as the Biogerontology Research Foundation (BGRF), a UK-based charity founded to help aging analysis, hosted the inaugural 21st Century Medicine Forum about Monday, June 30th. The initially forum meeting was at The Longevity Bioscience Innovation Centre plus focused about commercialising longevity analysis. The event was sponsored by Hong Kong venture capital fast Deep Knowledge Ventures plus brought together scientists, localized entrepreneurs plus lawyers, also a blend of interested pupils plus members of the general public to discuss the past, present plus future of efforts to commercialise longevity analysis. The night was marked by the announcement which past Chairman of the International Employee Advantages Association plus pensions industry expert Geoffrey Furlonger is to join Aging Analytics because its modern CEO.
Deep Knowledge Ventures Senior Partner Dmitry Kamenskiy produced the announcement throughout his speak about Impact Investment inside Regenerative Medicine plus highlighted Aging Analytics achievement inside deploying its special trader choice help software, VITAL (Validating Investment Tool for Advancing Life Sciences) as well as the publication of its initial report, ‘Investing inside Regenerative Medicine: Technology plus Market Outlook’. Participants of the forum were handed out free duplicates of the report at the event. Introducing Geoffrey, Dmitry noted which below his leadership you can anticipate to find Aging Analytics draw attention to the chances for investment inside the regenerative medication industry which the pensions plus existence insurance industries have, in addition to the substantial utilize for the analysis the firm may today generate.
Explaining the extent of ‘longevity risk’ which pension funds face because people lifespans heighten, Geoffrey gave an illustration of how severely several organizations had historically misjudged dangers by recalling the failure of Equitable Life. Whereas their failure had been due to inaccurate assumptions regarding future inflation plus investment returns, Geoffrey created the point which possibly the whole industry may be underestimating the impact of regenerative medication about lifetime expectancy. In concluding his introductory speech, Geoffrey announced which the firm’s initially investment report, a primer to the regenerative medication industry, will be created free online through Aging Analytics url as well as its publication couples, London Regenerative Medicine Network.
Marking the importance of the function being performed to commercialise longevity analysis, global model plus actress Katya Elizarova talked to the Forum of how significant it is very which the public greater know the value of the function being completed. A leader inside the arts herself, Katya brought guests within the planet of performing plus modeling to recognize how global collaboration plus investment inside healthcare advances may have a positive impact about society. With cultural icons help, she reported, awareness plus funds may be produced to drive the industry forward below these leaders because Dmitry Kamenskiy, Alex Zhavoronkov, Geoffrey Furlonger as well as the different industry speakers present.
Geoffrey Furlonger is a well-known global pension fund expert plus established his standing at the Mercer HR contacting fast for who he worked because Head of their EU practice inside Brussels between 1990 plus 2000. During this time he completed many projects for the European Commission inside Brussels including research about pension connected barriers to movement inside the EU in addition to performing because head of the Consortium providing high-level technical assistance inside pension associated issues to Central plus Eastern European nations inside planning for their accession to the European Union beneath the EU CONSENSUS programme.
Since 2000 Geoffrey has done numerous roles including performing because Chairman of the International Employee Benefit Association plus performing because Head of pension services for an insurance carrier based inside Luxembourg providing Pan-European pension services to multinational businesses. He has prepared a functioning paper for the OECD about Defined Target Benefit Systems. He is currently Chief Counsel plus Corporate Secretary of the International Employee Benefit Association plus has taken up a brand-new character because CEO to Aging Analytics.
Geoffrey has been a frequent speaker plus Chairman at conferences organised by (inter alia) the Financial Times, the International Employee Benefits Association, the European Commission as well as the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) inside the UK. Geoffrey was educated at Boalt-Hall School of Law Berkeley California USA, New College, Oxford University, The Johns Hopkins University;Baltimore USA plus The Skinners School, Tunbridge Wells, England.
Notes to Editors
The speakers at the inaugural 21st Century Medicine forum included:
Dmitry Kamenskiy, Senior Partner, Deep Knowledge Ventures, Hong Kong about ‘Impact Investment to Advance Longevity Research’
Kate Elizarova, Actress, Model & Campaigner about ‘Raising Cultural Awareness for Medical Advances & Longevity Research’
Eli Mohamad, Co-Founder, Organ Preservation Alliance, NASA Ames Research Center about ‘An X-Prize for Organ Preservation’
Geoffrey Furlonger, CEO, Aging Analytics, UK about ‘Longevity As a Challenge for Pension Funds & Life Insurance Companies’
Charles Groome, Consultant, Aging Analytics, UK about ‘Novel Sources of Investment for Translational Research’
Henry Stanley, VP Strategy, BGRF about ‘Charitable Contributions to Translational Longevity Research’
Alex Zhavoronkov, CEO, InSilico Medicine about ‘The Importance plus Future of Longevity Research’
Videos of the above mentioned talks is produced accessible soon found on the Aging Analytics plus BGRF sites. The next Forum event is expected to happen inside Oxford, UK inside October 2014.
About Aging Analytics
Aging Analytics Agency Ltd works innovative analysis inside biotechnology plus regenerative medication, keeping abreast of the latest processes plus technologies for extending lifetime. Through development of databases, frameworks plus software supporting financial choice generating it offers tools to qualify capital allocation decisions inside the public plus private sector. The organization additionally delivers strategic contacting inside the field of regenerative medication. Aging Analytics is registered inside England & Wales because organization no. 08749873. For more info, please see http://www.aginganalytics.com/
About Deep Knowledge Ventures
Deep Knowledge Ventures is a Hong Kong-based venture fund administration organization concentrating about mid- to long-term biotechnology investments at an early-stage. It regularly invest inside both private plus public businesses specializing inside biotechnology, regenerative medication, oncology, drug discovery, bioinformatics plus personalized medication. For more info, please see http://www.deepknowledgeventures.com/
About the Biogerontology Research Foundation
The Biogerontology Research Foundation (Charity Commission for England plus Wales registration quantity 1124054) seeks to fill a gap in the analysis community, whereby the present scientific learning of the ageing task is not yet being sufficiently exploited to provide efficient health interventions. The BGRF might fund analysis that, building found on the body of knowledge regarding how ageing arises, usually develop biotechnological interventions to remediate the molecular plus cellular deficits that gather with age plus that underlie the ill-health of aged age.
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