Dr. David Sinclair is the world’s foremost expert on human longevity. As a professor at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Sinclair’s lab was the first to show that aging can be safely reversed, a discovery that has fueled a multi-billion-dollar industry to treat diseases and extend the human lifespan by controlling the aging process. In this informative and enthralling talk, Dr. Sinclair offers insights from his scientific breakthroughs and the impacts of his work on medicine, health, and wellness.
Dr. David Sinclair, author of Lifespan, is the world’s foremost expert on human longevity
One of TIME’s “100 Most Influential People in the World,” DAVID SINCLAIR is an expert on genetics, aging, and strengthening your longevity. His bestselling book Lifespan: Why We Age and Why We Don’t Have To has been called “brilliant and enthralling” by the Wall Street Journal and is a New York Times bestseller. Dr. Sinclair implements his research from his tenure at Harvard Medical School and his gift for breaking down complex topics to guide his audiences through the emerging technologies and lifestyle changes that have been shown to help us live younger and healthier for longer.
In addition to being an NYT bestselling author, Dr. Sinclair is a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded more than a dozen successful companies including MetroBiotech, EdenRoc Sciences, Tally Health, and Life Biosciences. Sinclair also holds board seats on for-profit and non-profit organizations, is Co-Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center at Harvard Medical School, and co-founded the scientific journal Aging as well as Full Aligned LLC, which works to democratize access to knowledge and tools to enhance the mind and body wellbeing. Dr. Sinclair brings his fascinating talk on extending the human lifespan to audiences of all kinds and offers captivating insights from his scientific breakthroughs and the influence of his work on health, wellness, and medicine.
Dr. David Sinclair offers actionable strategies to slow the aging process – and increase longevity – in riveting talks
When the world’s leading researcher on aging, Dr. DAVID SINCLAIR, joined The Harry Walker Agency for a speaker visit, he stunned our team with his insights. Though he is the foremost expert on human longevity, leading a team of 30 research scientists at Harvard, we were riveted by his ability to illuminate this cutting-edge technology in an accessible way. Beyond his gift for breaking down complex topics, which is evident in his New York Times bestseller Lifespan: Why We Age and Why We Don't Have To, Dr. Sinclair brings warmth and humor to these big ideas. As is the case with many of the audiences for his sought-after engagements, our team had questions: Should I care about aging? What does this mean for the future of society? And perhaps most important, What steps can we take now to live longer and healthier lives?
Dr. Sinclair enthralled the Harry Walker team with his scientific reasoning about some of the most existential questions this exciting technology brings up, as he does in keynotes and conversations worldwide. The award-winning researcher outlined the difference between chronological aging, which is inevitable, and biological aging – which his team has discovered is actually reversible. While Dr. Sinclair delves into significantly more detail in his speaking engagements, his bestseller, and his podcast Lifespan, one of the world’s most popular in the health and fitness category, he left our team with a few actionable and practical takeaways, such as finding a reliable partner and focusing on movement. Every speaking event with Dr. Sinclair is like an empowering coaching session, balancing the digestible science behind the profound scientific advances with advice any audience can use today.
David A. Sinclair, A.O., Ph.D. is regarded as the world foremost expert on human longevity. As a Professor in the Genetics Department at Harvard Medical School, Boston, he heads a leading research lab that has discovered why we age and how to control it. In 2020, his lab was the first to show that aging can be safely reversed in an animal to cure blindness, a discovery that has led to a multi-billion-dollar industry aiming to treat human diseases and extend lifespan by controlling the aging process. Dr. Sinclair holds board seats on for-profit and non-profit organizations, and is co-Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center at Harvard Medical School. He is also an honorary Professor at the University of Sydney and co-founder of the scientific journal Aging.
He obtained a BS and a Ph.D. in Sydney Australia, then moved to M.I.T. where he discovered why yeast cells age, the first proven cause of aging for any organism. In 1999, he was hired at Harvard Medical School at the age of 29 and promoted to tenured full Professor in 2008. The yeast discovery led him to propose the “Information Theory of Aging,” which has become widely accepted as an explanation for why we grow old and why it is possible to reverse the process. In 2020, his lab was the first to show that aging can be safely reversed in mouse and human tissues, a discovery that has fueled a multi-billion-dollar industry to treat diseases and extend human lifespan by controlling the aging process.
Dr. Sinclair is an inventor on more than 50 patents, 180 papers that have been cited 83,000 times. His more than 40 awards include Innovator of the Year, NIH’s Pioneer Award, an Excellence in Teaching Award at Harvard, Genzyme Outstanding Achievement Award, Telluride Technology Award, and one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people and Top 50 people in healthcare. He is a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded more than a dozen successful companies including MetroBiotech, EdenRoc Sciences, Tally Heath, and Life Biosciences. In 2018, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO), the equivalent of a knighthood, for his work in scientific communication and national security.
Dr. Sinclair and his work have been featured on 60 Minutes, Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune and Newsweek, among other publications. His New York Times bestselling book Lifespan: Why We Age and Why We Don't Have To is published in more than 20 languages and his podcast, Lifespan, with David Sinclair, is a top podcast in the health and fitness category. In 2022, he cofounded Fully Aligned LLC with Serena Poon, CN, CHC, CHN, which partnered with global talent agency William Morris Endeavor to democratize access to knowledge and tools to enhance mind and body wellbeing across multiple communications platforms and verticals.