ARK Lecture Series – Commercialisation pathways of longevity innovation

7 April 2021, 07:00 – 08:30 PST, 11:00 – 12:30 EST / 15:00 to 16:30 CET

ARK Lectures

Keynote Speaker: João Pedro de Magalhães

Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, University of Liverpool

Emerging opportunities in the business of longevity science

Professor João Pedro de Magalhães graduated in Microbiology in 1999 from the Escola Superior de Biotecnologia in his hometown of Porto, Portugal, and in 2004 obtained a PhD in Biological Sciences from the University of Namur in Belgium.

Following further training in genetics at Harvard Medical School (Boston, USA), in 2008 Prof de Magalhaes joined the University of Liverpool in the UK and established the Integrative Genomics of Ageing group

Internal Speaker: Svitlana Surodina

ARK Entrepreneur in Residence

Department of Informatics, Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences

Caloric restriction mimetics: commercialisation pathways of longevity innovation

Svitlana Surodina is the Entrepreneur in Residence at ARK where she supports commercialisation programmes and conducts research on technological ecosystems for investments in longevity innovation. Svitlana is also the CEO of Skein Group which includes the AI technology innovation company Skein and business accelerator Health-Tech space.

She is a member of Open Life Data working group at the UK All-Parliamentary Group for Longevity; holds the degree of Master of Business Administration from the University of Oxford and published academic research on the topics of AI for personal data collection, digital health and data system engineering. Her research at King’s is based in the Department of Informatics.