Longevity and the digitization of health

with #45 Dmitry Kaminsky

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Dmitry Kaminskiy is an entrepreneur and visionary who focuses on prolonguing a healthy and active life for all, addressing the challenges of a rapidly ageing population at political, financial, lifestyle level. His backgroung is in information technology, advanced computer science and the development of advanced Big Data industrial expert analytical systems. Inspired by breakthrough antiageing research, Dmitry decided to invest in the analysis of complex unstructured Big Data in biomedicine and longevity to find new therapies to treat age-related diseases and extend the human life.

He is the founder and managing partner at the Deep Knowledge Group, a consortioum of organizations focussed on DeepTech, AI, and longevity. He is a member of the board of trustees of the Biogerontology Research Foundation (BGRF), supporting the use of science and technology to reduce the impact of age-related diseases on future generations.

Questions asked in this episode

00:45 Longevity is not just about extending the human life. So, how you understand longevity? And how is it different from ageing?

01:28 Transhumanism (see episode 11 of this podcast) advocates for the extension of human life through the radical use of science and technology. What is the overlap with what you do, and how is it different?

04:08 How does longevity look like? How long will be able to live, in 3 or 5 from now?

06:00 What experiments are you conducting on yourself, on your body?

10:00 What is the role of space medicine in the longevity research?

13:43 Today the research aimed to extend the human life is mostly based on model organisms. Can you explain what that is, and what is wrong with this approach?

17:51 What are biomarkers?

21:00 With technology, we may not only be able to slow down the physical decay of the body (including the brain), but to revert it. So, we are talking about rejuvenation. The separation of the chronological age and the biological age.

22:30 What is the role of AI in achieving a long and healthy life?

23:44 What is a digital twin?

26:30 The longevity business will tackle something that is definitely undertalked today, which is ageism, a form of discrimination affecting senior citizens. How does your work tackle this issue?

29:42 Can you give an overview of all the areas of life that are affected by longevity? From policy to politics, from research to banking, design and the job market.

Dmitry's Longevity book series

Dmitry is a prolific author, and his books cover different aspects of longevity like "Longevity politics", "Longevity industry", "Biomarkers of human longevity". Dmitry's longevity book series: https://www.longevity-book.com

Dmitry's bio: https://www.kaminskiy.info/bio
Website: https://www.kaminskiy.info/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/deeptech2_0
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kamenskiy.Dmitry
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dmitrykaminskiy/
Book Biomarkers of Human Longevity: https://www.longevity-book.com/biomarkers
Deep Knowledge Group: https://www.dkv.global/

Episode #11 of this podcast on Transhumanism, mentioned at 01:28 in Dmitry's episode
Episode #44 of this podcast on space medicine, mentioned at 10:00 in Dmitry's episode (video from 22:22)

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