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Peter Diamandis, One of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders,” Interviews Elysium Co-Founders

Elysium Health co-founders Eric Marcotulli and Dan Alminana sit down with XPRIZE Foundation chairman, co-founder of Singularity University, and co-founder of Human Longevity, Inc., Peter Diamandis to discuss extending the healthy human lifespan.

On his Abundance Digital platform, Peter Diamandis hosts exclusive, monthly webinar interviews with the world’s leading executives who are leveraging exponential technology to disrupt today’s top industries. Topics of discussion include AI, robotics, blockchain, human longevity, crowdfunding, stem cells, brain-computer interfaces, and dozens of other frontier areas of technology. For April’s webinar, Elysium co-founders Eric Marcotulli and Dan Alminana joined Peter for a conversation about Elysium, Basis, and extending the healthy human lifespan.  

Show Notes:

00:00 Intro

03:27 The genesis of the idea for founding Elysium: the key dilemma of consumer products vs. the pharmaceutical path.

06:21 Activating your “longevity genes.”

09:28 Aging research is at a tipping point, which visionary entrepreneur Jim Mellon calls the next frontier.

10:50 What’s in Basis and what does it do?

14:30 Peter shares his personal Basis regimen.

16:20 The next 10-20 years of science and medicine will be about the power plant of the cell, the mitochondria.

20:15 The breakdown in biological processes over time.  

21:43 Open-access data leads to inbound clinical research requests.

23:45 The vision for the future of Elysium.

27:20 How many natural molecules could significantly impact human health?

28:41 Elysium’s Scientific Advisory Board.

29:41 What extension of human healthspan does Elysium hope to see?

34:19 Elysium: a platform that focuses on proactivity and prevention.

34:57 Eric and Dan answer questions from Abundance Digital members.

About Peter Diamandis:

Named one of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” by Fortune Magazine, Peter Diamandis is an entrepreneur who has started over 20 companies in the areas of longevity, space, venture capital, and education.

He is a co-founder of BOLD Capital Partners, founder and executive chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, and the executive founder of Singularity University, a graduate-level Silicon Valley institution that counsels the world’s leaders on exponentially growing technologies.

He has degrees in Molecular Genetics and Aerospace Engineering from MIT and holds an M.D. from Harvard Medical School.

Elysium Health subscribers can receive 40% off their first year of Abundance Digital membership with code ELYSIUM40 at