- StartUp Health announced Wednesday its investment in Human Longevity, Inc. will launch the Longevity Moonshot to extend and enhance a healthy lifespan by 50+ years.
- This marks the first moonshot StartUp Health is establishing for its Healthcare Transformer community, with additional moonshots to be announced this year.
- StartUp has also supported the White House Cancer Moonshot and The Cancer Moonshot 2020.
StartUp Co-founder and CEO Steven Krein, said,"Aging is the biggest risk factor for every significant human disease." He added that the Longevity Moonshot may "improve the health of billions" by extending and enhancing a healthy lifespan.
StartUp Health has the largest portfolio of digital health companies worldwide and includes strategic partners, such as AARP, Cleveland Clinic, Genentech, GE Ventures, and RobertWood Johnson Foundation.
Human Longevity, Inc. is a genomics company creating the largest genome, phenotype and clinical data database. The company uses large-scale computing to make novel discoveries.