H-SPAN

H-SPAN Podcast

Welcome to the H-SPAN Podcast, the premier podcast for longevity policy discussion, hosted by A4LI Founder Dylan V. Livingston.

Our mission is to build a conduit for dialogue that connects the dots between legislative leaders and trailblazers in the longevity sector. Each episode features key figures from the world of longevity—scientists, entrepreneurs, advocates—diving deep into their work and unpacking how policy can evolve to support and amplify their efforts. We also invite political influencers to offer their perspectives on advocacy strategies and to explore the synergy between their initiatives and the goals of the longevity community.

If you have any guests you would like to see on the H-Span podcast, please send your recommendations to [email protected].

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Kris Barnes PhD
CEO of Lento Bio
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Jirair Ratevosian
Candidate for CA-30
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Bryan Johnson
Founder and CEO of Blueprint
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Past Episodes

H-SPAN Podcast EP 15: Kris Barnes PhD

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This week on H-Span, we are joined by Kris Barnes PhD, CEO of Lento Bio. In this episode, we learn about Kris’ introduction to the longevity field, the science behind Lento Bio, and how state governments can further promote longevity…

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H-SPAN Podcast EP 14: Jirair Ratevosian

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This week on H-Span, we are joined by Jirair Ratevosian, a Democratic Congressional candidate for California’s 30th district. In this episode, we learn about Jirair’s time as a Congressional staffer, how his experiences as a an advocate for HIV awareness…

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H-SPAN Podcast EP 13: Bryan Johnson

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This week on H-SPAN, we are joined by Bryan Johnson, the Founder and CEO of Blueprint. In this episode, we discuss Bryan’s thoughts on how the future of humanity will view longevity efforts today, how Bryan was introduced to the…

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H-SPAN Podcast EP 12: Mitchell Lee

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This week on H-Span, we are joined by Mitchell Lee, CEO & Co-Founder of Ora Biomedical. In this episode, we discuss Mitchell’s introduction to the field of epigenetics, the longevity ecosystem in Seattle, and how Ora is harnessing the power…

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H-SPAN Podcast EP 11: Gordan Lauc

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This week on H-Span, we are joined by Gordan Lauc, Founder and CSO of GlycanAge. In this episode, we discuss Gordan’s path from being in academia to founding GlycanAge, and the important distinction between biological age and chronological age. Listen…

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H-SPAN Podcast EP 10: Ashley Zehnder

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This week on H-Span, we are joined by Ashley Zehnder, co-founder and CEO of FaunaBio. In this episode, we discuss Ashley’s background in veterinary medicine, and the intersection between animal biology and human health. Listen On Spotify

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H-SPAN Podcast EP 9: Joe Betts-LaCroix

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This week on the H-Span podcast, we are joined by Joe Betts-Lacroix, CEO of Retro Biosciences. In this episode, we discuss Joe’s journey from computer science to biosciences, what it is like to run a large start-up, as well as…

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H-SPAN Podcast EP 8: Dr. Carina Kern

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This week on H-Span, we’re excited to be joined by Dr. Carina Kern, a Research Fellow at UCL and President of the London Evolutionary Research Network. In this episode, we discuss Carina’s journey into the longevity movement, and gather her…

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H-SPAN Podcast EP 7: Andrew Steele

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This week on H-Span, we’re thrilled to be joined by Andrew Steele, a physicist turned biologist who made the switch after determining that aging was “the single most important scientific challenge of our time.” In this episode, we discuss how…

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H-SPAN Podcast EP 6: Kenneth Bogner

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This week on H-Span, we’re excited to be joined by Montana State Senator Kenneth Bogner, a United States marine veteran who currently represents the 19th district in Montana’s State Senate. In this episode, I wanted to discuss his recent effort…

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H-SPAN Podcast EP 3: Nir Barzilai

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In this episode of the H-Span podcast, we had the privilege of being joined by Dr. Nir Barzilai, the Founding Director of Aging Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Listen On Spotify

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H-SPAN Podcast EP 2: Matt Kaeberlein

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For the second episode of the H-SPAN podcast, we had the privilege of being joined by Dr. Matt Kaeberlein, Chief Science Officer at Optispan Ventures and Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Washington School of Medicine.…

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H-SPAN Podcast EP 1: Eric Verdin

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For our inaugural episode, I had the privilege of being joined by the CEO of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Dr. Eric Verdin. Listen On Spotify

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