Targeting Metabesity 2021 gathers together stellar speakers from multiple disciplines, including science and medicine, behavioral science, government regulation, policy, reimbursement, industry and capital markets, patient advocacy, boomer and senior lifestyle, digital health and age-technology, and many others. This virtual conference takes place from 11 – 14th October 2021.

  • Focusing on chronic (not just acute) diseases
  • Shifting the spotlight beyond treatment to prevention
  • Going beyond disease-by-disease treatments to prevention of multiple diseases by addressing common root causes
  • Shifting from addressing diseases to extending healthy lifespan—healthspan

Targeting Metabesity 2021 is an ongoing call to action and a silo-busting conversation for tractable steps today to address major healthcare challenges!

Expanding evidence supports that the major chronic diseases—cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, diabetes, obesity, cancer, and the aging process itself—have common metabolic roots and thus may be susceptible to shared solutions. Metabesity 2021 names this constellation of conditions.

Meet the speakers joining the line-up

speaker Metabesity 2021Marie Bernard, MD
NIH Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, USADr. Bernard will lead NIH’s effort to promote diversity, inclusiveness, and equity throughout the biomedical research enterprise. Dr. Bernard has served as the acting COSWD since October 2020, after the retirement of Hannah A. Valantine, M.D., who served as NIH’s first-ever COSWD. Dr. Bernard has also served…Read Dr. Bernard’s Full Biography
Bobby Brooke, MSc
CEO of Intervene Immune, Inc., USA

Speakers Metabesity 2021

Bobby Brooke, MSc
CEO of Intervene Immune, Inc. and Executive Director of The Clock Foundation, USA​Robert T. (Bobby) Brooke, MSc is a Biotech Entrepreneur. He is a co-founder and serves as CEO of Intervene Immune, a non-profit biotechnology company that is developing approaches for the safe regeneration of the human immune system. It is aiming to develop low-cost methods that are safe and reliable and can be made widely available to the general public. The company is seeking to reverse age-related immunosenescence, where the immune system fails with advancing age, and is a major reason we age and get age-related diseases.

Mr. Brooke is Executive Director of The Clock Foundation, a UCLA spin-out and non-profit that is speeding the availability of treatments that prolong health and life expectancy.

Mr. Brooke earned his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2003 and his M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from UCLA in 2005.

Margaretta Colangelo
Co-founder and CEO at Jthereum, USA

Speakers Metabesity 2021Margaretta Colangelo is a native San Franciscan with over 30 years of experience in executive management in software companies in Silicon Valley. She has a deep and multifaceted understanding of business, science, and technology and is highly adept at tracking and forecasting innovation in technology…

Read Ms. Colangelo’s Full Biography

For more speaker biographies and information on the event, click Targeting Metabesity 2021 Speaker’s Details

Metabesity 2021 is offering free admittance to all conference sessions and special events. When you register, you will also receive complimentary membership in The Kitalys Institute Campus, a silo-breaking community dedicated to the delay and prevention of age-related diseases.

Premium Admittance can be purchased for $149. This includes all of the above, plus recordings and videos, a Directory of Attendees, Speakers and Sponsors, an eBook of our curated posters (with explanatory videos from their creators).

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Em Sloane

I am an introverted nature lover, and freelance writer. I love sharing new insights on how to live a healthier life using nature's gifts. Be kind. Be generous. Love. Peace. Humanity.

The content in this editorial is for general information only and is not intended to provide medical or other professional advice. For more information on your medical condition and treatment options, speak to your healthcare professional.

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