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Scientists Dodge FDA to Offer a $1 Million Anti-Aging Treatment in Colombia

The unproven gene therapy aims to lengthen a person’s telomeres

An elderly woman’s hands with IVs and hospital bracelets.
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Would you pay $1 million and fly to South America for a chance to live longer?

Libella Gene Therapeutics, a Kansas-based company that says it is developing a gene therapy that can reverse aging by up to 20…




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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.

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