Who is David Sinclair?

David Sinclair is a renowned scientist and leading researcher in the field of aging and age-related diseases. He is currently a professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School and has made significant contributions to the understanding of the underlying causes of aging and the development of interventions to slow or reverse the aging process.


Sinclair was born in Australia and received his undergraduate degree from the University of New South Wales. He went on to earn a Ph.D. in molecular genetics from the University of Cambridge and did postdoctoral work at MIT before joining the faculty at Harvard Medical School.


Sinclair’s research focuses on the role of genetics and molecular biology in the aging process. He has made significant contributions to the field, including the discovery of a class of molecules called sirtuins, which play a key role in regulating the aging process. His work has the potential to improve the health and well-being of people around the world by developing interventions to slow or reverse the aging process.

Awards and Accolades

Sinclair has received numerous awards and accolades for his work, including the Ellison Medical Foundation Senior Scholar Award in Aging and the Australian Society for Medical Research Medal. He has also been named one of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” and one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” in science and healthcare.


Sinclair has published more than 250 scientific articles and is the co-author of the book “Lifespan: Why We Age”