The world’s elderly population is growing fast, especially in Asia. Photo: Alamy

Biotech boss backing gene therapy to solve ageing crisis seeks injection of urgency, but scientists preach patience

Experimenting on herself didn’t go down well with scientists, but Elizabeth Parrish is convinced gene therapy can increase the length and quality of our lives, and wants early approval for treatments to stem ‘planet’s biggest killer’

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The world’s elderly population is growing fast, especially in Asia. Photo: Alamy
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