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  • April 5, 2017

    Lapetus Solutions Inc. selected by major insurers to participate in Plug and Play’s 2017 Insurtech Innovation Platform

    Lapetus Solutions Inc. (LSI) is pleased to announce its participation in the Sunnyvale-based Plug and Play Tech Center’s 2017 Insurtech Innovation Platform, anchored by major insurance groups, including Munich Re, USAA, Aon, Swiss Re, Travelers, and Farmers.

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  • December 5, 2016

    Companies may be willing to pay for data from Fitbits, other wearable sensors

    Lapetus is revolutionizing a health-data economy

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  • November 11, 2016

    Lapetus Solutions Received Top 10 Startups to Watch Award at 2016 NC Tech Gala

    Lapetus Solutions is proud to announce it was named one of the 2016 Top 10 Startups to Watch at the NC Tech Awards

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  • November 1, 2016

    Lapetus Solutions Discuss Their Wearable Data and Better Life and Income Scoring System Technology in an Upcoming COMPUTER Publication

    In a forthcoming article entitled, "The Future of Smart Health", scientists at Lapetus Solutions have successfully translated a common piece of information from wearable sensors – step count – into a verifiable measure of health risk, and discuss its impact on health and longevity.

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  • October 28, 2016

    2016 Influencers in Aging

    Meet Next Avenue’s 2016 Influencers in Aging

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  • October 20, 2016

    Two Researchers Double 150-Year Aging Wager

    The latest development in a friendly rivalry between Jay Olshansky and fellow aging researcher Steven Austad

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  • October 13, 2016

    Karl Ricanek, Ph.D., and Lapetus Solutions Receive MBE Spotlight Award

    Karl Ricanek, Ph.D., Co-Founder and CIO of Lapetus Solutions, Inc. accepted the MBE Spotlight award at the second annual 2016 Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference, recognizing the contributions of the minority business community on behalf of Lapetus Solutions and Dr. Ricanek’s outstanding achievements.

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  • October 5, 2016

    What’s the Longest Humans Can Live? 115 Years, New Study Says

    Jay Olshansky is quoted regarding an article in Nature, "Evidence for a limit to human lifespan."

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  • October 1, 2016

    Lapetus Solutions, Inc. Announces A Breakthrough Involving Wearable Data in a Scientific Paper Featured in IEEE Computer

    In a forthcoming article, researchers at Lapetus Solutions are the first scientists to successfully translate a common piece of information from wearable sensors – step count – into a verifiable measure of health risk, and they estimate its impact on health and longevity.

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  • September 23, 2016

    PlanStronger Radio Interview with Jay Olshansky - Technology to Determine Your Life Expectancy

    Jay Olshansky joins David Holland of Holland Financial to discuss longevity, financial planning, and technology.

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  • July 26, 2016

    Olshansky Earns GSA'S 2016 Donald P. Kent Award

    The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen S. Jay Olshansky, PhD, of the University of Illinois at Chicago as the 2016 recipient of the Donald P. Kent Award.

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  • June 25, 2016

    Boomers: Aging Enlightenment

    Are there ways to slow aging? Yes, say experts who came together for a two-day conference on the campus of Wake Forest University this spring. The symposium hosted leading scholars, artists, medical professionals, and researchers who addressed four key factors in the process of aging: mobility, mind, mortality, and meaning.

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  • April 24, 2016

    Fountain of Youth? Drug Trial Has Seniors Scrambling to Prove They're Worthy

    What if there were a way to stave off the creaks and calamities of old age? Nir Barzilai, director of the Institute for Aging Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, is working on it. With word leaking out, seniors from all over the globe have been hounding Dr. Barzilai and his colleagues to get in on the action—with many writing to prove their worthiness. Never mind that formal patient recruitment is still perhaps a year away.

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  • March 1, 2016

    The Economy Is Killing Voters In Super Tuesday States. Literally.

    With 12 states choosing delegates, seven of them in the Republican's southern core, Super Tuesday was supposed to be a dream date for the GOP establishment. One big day to wrap up the intra-party discussion and focus on defeating the Democrats.

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  • February 29, 2016

    The latest issue of Popular Science is devoted to our work on the Longevity Dividend:

    We've long been drawn to immortality, or at least a version of it. In the 16th century, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León allegedly searched for the Fountain of Youth. Even further back, in Greek mythology, ambrosia granted eternal life. We're still searching for ways to hit the biological pause button, but today's scientists have a more practical approach:

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  • February 26, 2016

    Can a diabetes drug cure aging?

    TIME Magazine features renowned scientist and LSI Co-Founder Dr. S. Jay Olshansky's research in its new article “Can a diabetes drug cure aging?". Read more about how Jay and other researchers may have found the Fountain of Youth in a pill used to treat diabetes.

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  • February 1, 2016

    Pursuing the Dream of Healthy Aging

    Given their druthers, most people would opt for a long and healthy life. Few relish the idea of spending years, even decades, incapacitated by illness, dependent on caregivers and unable to enjoy the people, places and activities that make life worth living.

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  • January 27, 2016

    Being president is a hazard to your health – the washington post

    President Obama, in 2009 and 2015, has amassed many grey hairs during his seven years in the White House. (Left: REUTERS/Larry Downing) (Right: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images) Donald Trump's long-time personal physician wrote in a letter released Monday that Trump would be the “healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency” if he wins the election. But a new study suggests that if he wins, he'll also lose 2.7 years of his life, to be precise.

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  • January 23, 2016

    Education: A Matter of Life and Death?

    If you were a nerd in high school, I've got some good news. Remember all those kids who made your life miserable? Well, you'll have the last laugh. You're probably going to outlive them. I made this discovery on the MIT alumni website where some figures for my class, 1962, jumped off the page. Here are the numbers. Our graduating class numbered 837 — mostly male, mostly white, now typically 75 or 76 years old.

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  • January 20, 2016

    Next Glass, Post-Untappd Merger, & 9 More Startups to Watch in Wilmington

    The start of 2016 is upon us and the entrepreneurial leaders in Wilmington hope to continue to build upon prior year progress and success. Things have already started out with a bang.

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  • January 19, 2016

    Exploration – January 19, 2016

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  • January 17, 2016

    Some Boomers Face Retirement Challenges

    It's difficult to believe that TV host Pat Sajak, and actresses Suzanne Somers and Diane Keaton will celebrate their 70th birthdays in 2016. There are 2.5 million baby boomers also turning 70 this year. For the first time, this historic generation will enter their seventh decade of life.

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  • January 14, 2016

    Extending the Healthspan

    The chances of living to old age are higher than ever in many parts of the world. So, particularly in developed countries, health-care sys-tems are struggling to cope with the ‘silver tsunami' of elderly people with clusters of diseases for which age is the main risk factor, including cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, sarcopenia and dementia.

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  • January 11, 2016

    11 Biggest Innovations in Health Care Technology in 2016

    2016 is shaping up to be one of the biggest years for healthcare technology ever, with innovations in medical devices, software, and changes in how healthcare is administered, both from a care and financial perspective. With the North American health IT market is expected to reach $104 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 13.5% during the forecast period of 2015 to 2020, according to a recent report by MarketsandMarkets.

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  • January 5, 2016

    Your relationships are just as important to your health as diet and exercise

    Want to be healthy? Hit the gym. Eat nutritious foods. And ... hang out with people. The depth and breadth of your social connections will impact your health just as much as diet and exercise, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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  • November 30, 2015

    LAPETUS SOLUTIONS, INC. CONTINUES TO GROW

    Lapetus Solutions Inc. (LSI) announced today that it has hired two new leaders for their rapidly expanding team. Janet Anderson joins the company as Chief Marketing Officer and Dr. Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez as a Senior Scientist Consultant.

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  • November 29, 2015

    NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PREMIERES ‘THE AGE OF AGING' ON NOVEMEBER 29TH FEATURING RENOWNED SCIENTIST & LAPETUS CO-FOUNDER DR. S. JAY OLSHANSKY

    Lapetus Solutions, Inc. (LSI) announced that Co-founder and Chief Scientist Dr. S. Jay Olshansky will appear prominently in “The Age of Aging,” the fourth episode of the documentary series "Breakthrough".

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  • November 1, 2015

    LAPETUS SOLUTIONS INC. ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF ITS FIRST PRODUCT FOR THE LIFE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

    Lapetus Solutions, Inc. (LSI) today announced the unveiling of CHRONOS, a new end-to-end life insurance underwriting platform set to revolutionize the industry. In seconds, it returns a lifespan estimate proven to more accurate than traditional methods, without the need for invasive medical exams.

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EVENTS

Here are some of the recent and upcoming events where LSI has been invited to participate.

University of Minnesota Actuarial Mathematics Program Meeting

As keynote speaker, Jay highlighted LSI and its revolutionary new products … Read more ››

July 28, 2016 Minneapolis, MN, USA

AMIS Annual Conference

Norvell, Jay and Janet participated on panels and as session leaders in the largest gathering of insurance professionals in Mexico … Read more ››

April 19-20, 2016 Mexico City, Mexico

2016 LIMRA 2016 Life Insurance Conference

Showcasing Jay’s expertise in the life science field, he attended the LIMRA 2016 Life Insurance Conference as a keynote speaker and to share with industry experts his forward-thinking views on the future of life insurance underwriting … Read more ››

Apr 4, 2016 Las Vegas, NV, USA

SOA Longevity Webcast Series: Drivers of Future Mortality

Co-Founder of Lapetus Solutions S. Jay Olshansky discussed how he and his team of biodemographers are reinventing the underwriting process, when he speaks to over 1,500 industry leaders at the Society of Actuaries online longevity seminar … Read more ››

March 10, 2016 Online

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