Soheila Jalali

Biotech Professional

Soheila Jalali is a passionate biotech professional doing her master’s degree in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. She also has experience from health technology startup in India.

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Are we able to stop ageing in the future?

In this Futurebuilders podcast together with Soheila Jalali and our daring host Teemu Uotila we will find out:

  • What is biotechnology making possible today and tomorrow?
  • Are we able to stop ageing in the future?
  • How can you get more time?
Podcast highlights
  • 5:36 In the future, biotech can make living easier and healthier, keeping us young longer and help prevent diseases to develop so easily.
  • 8:24 What’s the trend of ageing?
  • 11:05 About maximum life span.
  • 12:10 Most of medicines and equipment to prevent ageing that are available now are superficial.
  • 14:27 Can blood transfusion from a younger body into older body improve the health of the latter?
  • 18:45 How does hormones and hormone levels relate to ageing?
  • 22:02 Can we measure how old a person really is? How do we measure ageing?
  • 26:05 Is there a consensus in scientific community how to define ageing?
  • 29:12 DNA damage and how the damage can occur. What is the relation to cancer?
  • 32:34 How can we reverse or slow down ageing in our bodies?
  • 34:57 About fasting and it’s benefits.
  • 37:45 About stem cells and the benefits of rejuvenation therapy.
  • 42:50 Could there be rejuvenation clinics available for us in the future?
  • 44:55 How does food and your diet affect ageing?
  • 47:18 About anti-aging effects of food.
  • 50:23 The basics of epigenetics and why it’s an important field.
  • 53:58 Can we affect epigenetics, the control system of genetics?
  • 57:59 About the variation of genes between individuals.
  • 59:12 Epigenetics have a memory of their own that is transferred through generations.
  • 1:02:29 About “bad genes” and why people shouldn’t worry.
  • 1:05:59 Gene editing is frowned upon more by older generations saying it’s unnatural, when actually our whole existence is unnatural.
  • 1:07:12 About making a “perfect human baby” by manipulating genetics. On ethics and global regulation.
  • 1:14:28 What Soheila would challenge us to do?
  • 1:16:50 Soheila on her plans for future.
  • 1:18:18 Where can you find Soheila and learn more about the subject?

The future is here tomorrow. Listen to Futurebuilders’ podcast with Soheila Jalali today.