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David A. Sinclair, A.O., Ph.D.

David A. Sinclair, A.O., Ph.D.

Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School

David A. Sinclair, A.O., Ph.D. is Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and serves as president of the non-profit Academy for Health & Lifespan Research. At Harvard Medical School, Professor Sinclair heads a leading research lab that has discovered why we age and how to control it. He is the inventor on more than 50 patents and has published over 180 papers that have been cited over 83,000 times. Professor Sinclair is a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded over a dozen successful companies including MetroBiotech, EdenRoc Sciences, Tally Health, and Life Biosciences.

Professor Sinclair is a leading world authority on aging and longevity, and has been recognized as one of TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People In The World for his scientific research and Information Theory of Aging. Professor Sinclair is the New York Times bestselling author of Lifespan: Why We Age-And Why We Don’t Have To and host of the Lifespan podcast, which has peaked as the #1 Health & Fitness show on Apple Podcasts.

Professor Sinclair and his work have been featured in media publications including Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. He has received more than 40 awards for his research and scientific breakthroughs, including Innovator of the Year, the National Institutes of Health’s Pioneer Award, and appointment as an Officer of the Order of Australia for his work in scientific communication and national security. Professor Sinclair holds board seats on for-profit and non-profit organizations, and co-founded the scientific journal Aging as well as Fully Aligned Co, which works to democratize access to knowledge and tools to enhance mind and body wellbeing.

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