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Centagenetix Inc.

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Unlike the majority of people, who become increasingly infirm as they age, centenarians don't suffer from the diseases of aging, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, or Alzheimer's. This observation, and the fact that centenarians cluster together in families, has led the founders of Centagenetix to investigate a genetic link to longevity.

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