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laboratoryblankRoy L. Walford M.D. was internationally recognized as an authority in gerontology and nutrition as related to life extension and disease prevention. Recipient of the 2004 Irvine S Wright Award of Distinction, presented posthumously from the American Federation for Aging Research; and the 2004 Lifetime Scientific Achievement award presented by Integrative Medical Therapeutics for Anti-Aging Medicine.
Bestselling author of Beyond the 120 Year Diet, Maximum Lifespan and The Anti-Aging Plan, Dr. Walford was widely published in the scientific literature. His research is supported by the National Institutes of Health. The Washington Post has stated "The implications of the research are enormous". Biography and Curriculum Vitae.

Interview

blankThis is an excellent introduction to Dr. Walford's research. The interview was a cover feature in the June, 1996 issue of Life Extension Magazine.

Life Extension for the 21st Century:
The views of professor Roy Walford of UCLA

blankThis article was a feature in the Journal of Longevity Research.
blank"As we draw closer to the reality of genetic intervention and life extension, one of the key players in human genome research explores the mythologies and classical failures of those who, in the past, sought their own magical anti-aging elixirs. He also examines the reality of the anti-aging revolution to come."


Abstract 1

blankThe article "Biospheric Medicine" as Viewed From the Two-Year First Closure of Biosphere 2 was published in July, 1996 in Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine.

Abstract 2

blankThe article "The calorically restricted low-fat nutrient-dense diet in Biosphere 2 significantly lowers blood glucose, total leukocyte count, cholesterol, and blood pressure in humans" appeared in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in December, 1992. 

Getting Started in Optimal Nutrition

blankThe Anti-Aging plan consists of a diet high in nutritional value and low in calories. While the evidence for desease prevention of such a diet is outlined in the book The 120 Year Diet the life extension probabilities are discussed along with data from Dr. Walford's stay inside Biosphere 2 in the book The Anti-Aging Plan. This link describes the diet itself.

The Interactive Diet Planner

blankOur computer software program will help you benefit from his laboratory work at the University of California School of Medicine. You can apply the theories of optimal nutrition in a simple and practical way to your daily life.

Featured in an excellent PBS special in June, 1999;
Stealing Time
The New Science of Aging

blankTurning Back the Clock; The scientists featured in this section, through their research, are leading the effort to help all of us lead healthier, more productive and longer lives.



The American Association for the Advancement of Science

blankAnnual Meeting and Science Innovation Expo. January 22, 1999: Audio interview



Researching the Health Actions of Advanced Meditation

blankOn May 5, 1998, His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama and twenty of America's distinguished physicians and research scientists, including Dr. Roy Walford, attended a landmark East/West conference designed to facilitate a dialogue among experts in the Indo-Tibetan meditative/medical tradition and the western neuroscientific/medical tradition.



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