102. Globally Renowned Microbiologist and Geneticist, David Sinclair, Ph.D., Offers Valuable Insight On COVID-19

Globally renowned microbiologist and geneticist, David Sinclair, Ph.D.,joins Marni on the Move Host, Marni Salup to talk COVID-19. David is a leading world authority on genetics and longevity, Professor of Genetics at Harvard University, and the New York Times best selling author of Lifespan. As a researcher and entrepreneur, David has shifted his focus and expertise over the past several weeks and is deep in the trenches of analyzing data and studies reporting on COVID-19. He is also helping doctors, medical teams, and companies on the frontlines with tests and supplies. David was a guest on the podcast in October 2019, where he shared his expertise on aging and longevity. In this conversation, he offers insight on COVID-19 and the latest health and science related findings.

Here’s what they cover:

  • COVID-19 + Aging
  • The trajectory of symptoms
  • Long term repercussions of COVID-19
  • Can you rebuild your pulmonary and cardiovascular systems post COVID-19
  •  Immunity, mutations and new strains
  •  Importance of boosting your immune system, exercise, and getting a good amount of sleep.
  •  The future of COVID 19, drugs being used to treat the virus, a vaccine, and his take on using blood plasma antibodies as a solution.

David Sinclair’s obtained his Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics at the University of New South Wales, Sydney in 1995. He is also the co-founder of several biotechnology companies and is on the boards of several others.  co-founder and co-chief editor of the journal Aging. He is an inventor on 35 patents and has received more than 25 awards and honors including being one of Time Magazine’s Top 100 most influential people in the world (in 2014) and Top 50 People in Healthcare (2018).


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