NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BioAge Labs, an early-stage drug discovery firm, recently raised $10.9 million to develop therapies that could extend a person's lifespan.

The Berkeley, California-based company has also partnered with the Estonian Genome Center to access various data related to long-lived individuals in the northern European country, which has enabled BioAge to craft bioinformatic tools that it claims can identify the molecular signatures of aging.

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