StartUp Health, a New York-based global entrepreneurship development company for Healthcare Transformers, today announced the launch of StartUp Health’s Longevity Moonshot, a mission to extend and enhance healthy life by 50+ years and change the face of aging. Building off its participation in the White House Cancer Moonshot and The Cancer Moonshot 2020, the Longevity Moonshot is the first moonshot of focus that StartUp Health is organizing for its community of Healthcare Transformers. Additional moonshots are set to be announced throughout the year.
Human Longevity, Inc (HLI) Named Founding Partner of the Longevity Moonshot
Marked by StartUp Health’s recent investment in Human Longevity, Inc (HLI), the genomics-based, technology-driven company led by co-founder and CEO J. Craig Venter, PhD., HLI has been selected to be the founding partner of the Longevity Moonshot and become the 140th company to join StartUp Health’s exclusive Academy for Healthcare Transformers.HLI is developing and applying large scale computing and machine learning to make novel discoveries to revolutionize the practice of medicine. The company’s solution, Health Nucleus™, a genomic powered clinical research center uses whole genome sequence analysis, advanced clinical imaging and innovative machine learning, along with curated personal health information, to deliver the most complete picture of individual health.
“Aging is the biggest risk factor for every significant human disease,” said Steven Krein, co-founder and CEO of StartUp Health. “We are excited to be launching The Longevity Moonshot with Human Longevity, Inc. as the founding partner because we believe that together we can inspire a global community of Healthcare Transformers to join our mission to extend and enhance a healthy lifespan and ultimately improve the health of billions. By collaborating as a networked community, we can change the face of aging forever.
To learn more about getting involved in StartUp Health’s moonshots, visit http://www.StartUpHealth.com.