NEW YORK, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Elysium Health, Inc.,™ a consumer health company developing scientifically-sound dietary supplements, and the University of Oxford today announced the creation of a Prize Fellowship to support cutting-edge research in the field of cellular health. The Fellowship will focus on advancing the understanding of fundamental physiological processes that underlie normal cellular health and ways in which these processes might be measured and promoted.
Aimed at attracting the best and most enterprising scientists from around the world, the Prize Fellowship includes three year's salary, a travel stipend and financial resources to be used toward professional development. Selected fellows are expected to publish their research in scientific journals and present their findings at academic conferences.
"Elysium Health™ is committed to scientific rigor and advancements in research to identify natural compounds that may provide meaningful health benefits to people," said Dr. Leonard Guarente, co-founder and chief scientific officer at Elysium Health™ who also serves as the director of the Glenn Laboratory for the Science of Aging at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. "Understanding cellular health in the context of aging is critical to improving and maintaining one's health over the long-term, and we hope this Fellowship will lead to valuable scientific breakthroughs."
Selected fellows will be assigned a mentor from Elysium Health™'s Scientific Advisory Board, which is comprised of more than 35 of the world's leading scientists, clinicians and industry innovators, including Nobel laureates. In addition, fellows will have the opportunity to travel to New York City to learn more about the healthcare business, such as marketing, product design, financing and sales.
"The Prize Fellowship provides an amazing opportunity for scientists who want to focus on cellular health and the significant role it plays in the aging process," said Professor Katja Simon, Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology at the University of Oxford. "By teaming up with Elysium Health™ to launch the Prize Fellowship, we believe we are taking an important step forward in our understanding of what our bodies need to slow down or even reverse aging."
For more information on the application process and eligibility requirements, please visit www.elysiumhealth.com.
About Elysium Health™
Elysium Health's™ mission is to solve the biggest challenges in health with science, to help people live healthier, longer lives. Working directly with the world's leading scientists and clinicians, Elysium Health™ translates advances in science and technology into effective, scientifically-sound products that help people manage their health in an actionable way.
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