Putting AI to work in longevity research: profile of Alex Zhavoronkov

Putting AI to work in longevity research: profile of Alex Zhavoronkov

A man on a mission Alex Zhavoronkov is a man on a mission. He is extremely focused - some might say obsessive. He works 18 hours a day 365 days a year. He takes no holidays, and has no plans to start a family - unless he meets a potential partner who is at least as focused as himself. The subject of this relentless attention is the aging process – how to understand it, arrest it, and reverse it. In 2013, Zhavoronkov published a book called “The Ageless Generation” which argued that everyone over about 30 years old is effectively...