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Rejuvenation Startup Summit 2024 announces first set of speakers
[November 08, 2023]

Rejuvenation Startup Summit 2024 announces first set of speakers


BERLIN, Nov. 08, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Forever Healthy Foundation is pleased to announce the first set of speakers for its Rejuvenation Startup Summit 2024.

The Rejuvenation Startup Summit (Berlin, May 10-11, 2024) is a vibrant networking event that brings together startups and members of the Longevity venture capital/investor ecosystem – all aiming to create therapies to vastly extend the healthy human lifespan. Rejuvenation / Longevity biotech is a new, emerging field of medicine. It aims to prevent and reverse the diseases of aging by addressing their common root cause, the aging process itself.

In addition to an exciting range of presentations from CEOs of startups in the fields of rejuvenation & longevity, the summit features an all-day startup forum for networking, panel discussions, and keynote presentations. Starting midday on Friday and finishing off on Saturday night with a party for all attendees, the summit offers ample opportunity to connect with some of the most promising leaders in the field, including:    

Industry leaders:

  • Michael Greve, Founder of the Forever Healthy Foundation
  • Nina Ruge, science journalist and best-selling author
  • Hans S. Keirstead, Chairman of the Board of Immunis Inc. - developing immune secretome products to change the course of immune-related diseases and ageing
  • Dobri Kiprov, Co-founder and CSO of Lyfspn - conducting a pilot study on Plasmapheresis
  • Greg Fahy, Co-Founder and CSO; and Bobby Brooke, CEO and CTO of Intervene Immune - the thymus regeneration pioneer
  • Aaron Friedman, Co-founder and CEO, and Vlad Senatorov, Co-founder and CSO of Reservoir Neuroscience - rejuvenate the blood-brain barrier and restore vascular health
  • Marco Quarta, Co-Founder and CEO Rubedo Life Sciences - keeps you biologically young by targeting the pathologic cells that drive aging
  • Robin Mansukhani, CEO of Deciduous Therapeutics - developing multiple activation approaches to clearing senescent cells via novel immunotherapies
  • Matthias Breugelmans, CEO; and Naren Vyavahare, CSO of Elastrin Therapeutics - leveraging a platform to develop therapeutics that render calcified tissue and organs supple again
  • Alex Blyth, CEO of LIfT BioSciences - developing the world's first 'off-the-shelf' cell therapy to destroy all solid tumors irrespective of their origin
  • Ann Belien, CEO of Rejuvenate Biomed - researches the biology of aging and evaluates the therapeutic potential of synergistic combination drugs
  • Mike Kope and Matthew O’Connor, Co-CEOs of Cyclarity - prevents age-related conditions such as atherosclerosis, heart attack, and stroke by addressing the root cause
  • Aaron Cravens, CEO of REVEL - opens up an entirely new field in the treatment of age-related molecular damage by breaking cross-linked collagen fibers
  • Matthew Rosen, President of CoRegen - leveraging its gene regulatory platform for the treatment of cancers and other chronic illnesses
  • Janine Sengstack, Co-Founder and CEO; and Rob Carhill, Co-Founder and President of Junevity - rewinding diseases of age with novel transcription factor targeting medicines
  • Reason, CEO; and Mourad Topors, CSO of Repair Biotechnologies - developing therapies based on the Cholesterol Degrading Platform
  • Alexander Leutner, Managing Director of cellbricks - replicating human tissue at scale
  • Alexander Schueller, CEO; and Stephen Helliwell, CSO of cellvie - pioneering Therapeutic Mitochondria Transplantation
  • Lou Hawthorne, Founder and CEO of NaNotics – developing a new class of medicine
  • Phil Newman, Founder and CEO of Longevity.Technology
  • Stephanie Dainow, Executive Director of Lifespan.io
  • Lorna Harris, CSO of Senisca - developing senotherapeutic interventions to target the diseases and aesthetic signs of ageing
  • Jürgen Reeß, CEO of Mogling Bio - developing approaches to rejuvenate old stem cells of the hematopoietic (blood cell formation) system
  • Petr Sramek, Co-founder of the Healthy Longevity Clinic and Managing Partner of LongevityTech.fund
  • Brian Kennedy, Professor at the National University of Singapore
  • Eric Verdin, CEO and president of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging



Investors on stage:

  • Jens Eckstein, Investment Partner at Hevolution
  • Alex Colville, Co-Founder, General Partner at Age1
  • Jan Adams, Partner at Apollo Health Ventures
  • Sergey Jakimov, Managing Partner at LongeVC
  • Marc P. Bernegger, Founding Partner at maximon
  • Patrick Burgermeister, Partner at Kizoo Technology Capital

Investors may explore concrete investment opportunities, or - if new to the field, get jumpstarted on the upcoming new megatrend 'Rejuvenation & Longevity' - a still young industry that will eventually become much bigger than today’s largest technology markets.


Early Bird pricing for the Rejuvenation Startup Summit 2024 is effective now. Get your tickets here.

About the Rejuvenation Startup Summit 2024

The Rejuvenation Startup Summit (Berlin, May 10-11, 2024), hosted by the Forever Healthy Foundation, is a vibrant networking event that aims to accelerate the development of the rejuvenation biotech industry.

Rejuvenation & Longevity biotech is a new, emerging field of medicine. It aims to prevent and reverse diseases of aging by addressing their common root cause, the aging process itself. Rejuvenation therapies aim to reverse or repair age-related cellular changes such as molecular waste, calcification, tissue stiffening, loss of stem cell function, genetic alterations, and impaired energy production.

The Rejuvenation Summit brings together startups, members of the longevity venture capital and investor ecosystem, and researchers interested in founding or joining a startup – all aiming to create therapies to vastly extend the healthy human lifespan.

Further information can be found at www.forever-healthy.org/summit/

About Forever Healthy

The Forever Healthy Foundation is Michael Greve's humanitarian initiative with the mission to accelerate the transition to a world without age-related diseases.

Activities of the foundation include hosting the annual Rejuvenation Startup Summit, funding translational research on the root causes of aging, and providing evidence-based evaluations of current rejuvenation therapies.

Greve’s venture capital firm Kizoo, which directly supports the creation, mentoring and financing of rejuvenation biotech startups, is also part of the initiative. Investments include Cellvie, Cyclarity, Revel, Elastrin, LIfT, and MoglingBio.

Learn more at https://www.forever-healthy.org

For free media & press passes, please contact:

Frank Schueler, COO Forever Healthy Foundation
[email protected]


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