The Foresight Institute Podcast

Existential Hope Podcast: Morgan Levine | On Aging and the Future

August 26, 2022 Season 2 Episode 4
The Foresight Institute Podcast
Existential Hope Podcast: Morgan Levine | On Aging and the Future
Show Notes

What could our future be like if we could significantly slow down aging?

Morgan Levine
is a ladder-rank Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology at the Yale School of Medicine and a member of both the Yale Combined Program in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics and the Yale Center for Research on Aging.

In this episode of the Existential Hope podcast, Morgan speaks on what she thinks the future of aging will look like, and what her hopes are. 

Full transcript, list of resources, and art piece: Morgan Levine | On the Future of Aging (

Existential Hope was created to collect positive and possible scenarios for the future so that we can have more people commit to the creation of a brighter future, and start mapping out the main developments and challenges that need to be navigated to reach it. Find all previous podcast episodes here.

The Foresight Institute is a research organization and non-profit that supports the beneficial development of high-impact technologies. Since our founding in 1987 with a vision of guiding powerful technologies, we have continued to evolve into a many-armed organization that focuses on several fields of science and technology that are too ambitious for legacy institutions to support.

Allison Duettmann is the president and CEO of Foresight Institute. She directs the Intelligent Cooperation, Molecular Machines, Biotech & Health Extension, Neurotech, and Space Programs, Fellowships, Prizes, and Tech Trees, and shares this work with the public. She founded, co-edited Superintelligence: Coordination & Strategy co-authored Gaming the Future, and co-initiated The Longevity Prize.

Beatrice Erkers is Chief of Operations at Foresight Institute and program manager of the Existential Hope group. She has a background in publishing and years of experience working with communication at Foresight and at a publishing house.

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