In this insight, Alan reveals the inspiration for, challenges, and messages behind his review article “Are trade-offs really the key drivers of aging and lifespan?”
The “complexity Podcast” explore how understanding complex systems can help us make sense of the world, especially human systems. Alan was the featured guest of the episode 124, entitled “Health and Aging as Complex Networks”.
Stéphan Bureau discusses with Alan Cohen on transhumanism, a new philosophy that aims to make human being more efficient with the use of emergent technologies. The discussion takes them through diverse subjects related to the aging process, such as aging definition and its underlying theories, extending human lifespan and immortality, long-lived species, and differences in longevity across human populations and individuals. Rebroadcast available in French only on Radio-Canada première chaîne website.
You can listen to his presentation on youtube (in French). Fred studies dysregulation of physiological systems during aging using omics data.