Speaker Profile

Ph.D., CEO, BioAge Labs
Biography

Dr. Kristen Fortney is Founder and CEO of BioAge Labs, a venture-backed startup that couples large omics datasets with machine learning to measure human aging and accelerate drug discovery. She received her PhD from the University of Toronto in 2012 and completed her postdoctoral training at Stanford University, where she was an Ellison Medical Foundation / American Federation for Aging Research fellow. She is an expert at developing novel bioinformatics approaches that harness large amounts of data to shed light on the mechanisms of aging and age-related diseases.

Presentation Title and Company Description

Wellness and Aging Showcase: Molecular Signatures of Human Mortality
BioAge Labs is an early-stage biotechnology startup that harnesses large amounts of omics data to accelerate drug discovery for aging.