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About Us

About Us

Our Commitment

We are very passionate about longevity - preventing age-related diseases, and reversing age-related damage.  Majority of our profits will be donated to research and advocacy organizations at the forefront of fighting age-related diseases and promoting longevity. Please explore these organizations that we support - learn more about slowing down aging and consider making a contribution yourself. Together we will conquer aging!

Meet the team

Everyday 100,000 people die from aging related diseases. We think that is an unacceptable tragedy. Our Mission is to accelerate the adoption and progress of therapies that prevent age-related diseases and reverse age-related damage so that people can live longer and healthier. We do it by safely making prescription therapies easier accessible to people.

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Dr. Sajad Zalzala

Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer

Dr.Z combines unique qualities of an experienced doctor passionate about disease prevention and longevity,  and a serial entrepreneur. Sajad has been passionate about slowing down and reversing age-related diseases for 20 years. In fact he decided to become a doctor after reading Ray Kurzweil’s books.

Sajad is one of a few MD’s personally licensed in all 50 States, DC and Ontario. He has extensive experience in working with startup companies in the telemedicine/telehealth field and has been an advisor to multiple succesful healthcare start ups (Pill Club, Jack Health, forHims)

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Dr. Kaufmann

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Dr. Kaufmann is a Chief of Pediatric Anesthesia at the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and the Wellington Outpatient Facility.

She is the author of The Kaufmann Protocol: Why we Age and How to Stop it. The Protocol that represents years of non clinical research leading to the first ever, comprehensive theory of aging, complete with an explanation of why we age and the tools to decelerate the process.

Kaufmann Protocol is the result of Dr.Kaufmann’s avid interest in the science of anti-aging and utilizes her knowledge in cell biology, human pharmacology and physiology.

Dr. Kaufmann has lectured at innumerable Longevity conferences including RAADfest, People Unlimited, The Church of Perpetual Life and can been heard on talk radio as well as innumerable podcasts.

Dr. Kaufmann began her academic career in the field of cellular biology, earning a Master’s Degree from the University of Connecticut in Tropical Ecology and Plant Physiology. Turning to medicine, she received her medical Degree at the University of Maryland, and completed a residency and fellowship at Johns Hopkins in the field of pediatric anesthesiology.
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Dr. Thom Lobe

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Dr. Lobe is a highly experienced and distinguished surgeon and entrepreneur with strong interest in preventing age-related diseases. He developed one of the earliest programs applying laser therapy to children’s disease while serving as Chief of Service at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

He developed and lead the first pediatric surgery residency-training program in the Mid-South while at University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center. During his 20 years in Memphis he trained over 40 surgeons from both the United States and around the world, many of whom stand as leaders in their field today. In addition to leading the residency-training program, Dr. Lobe was the Chief of Pediatric Surgery at Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital. One of his most recognized advances was his development of minimally invasive surgery for children in conjunction with the development of one of the leading programs in the country dedicated to perfecting the new method of surgery. Dr. Lobe’s strong interests in nutrition, metabolism, wound care, and regenerative medicine led him to complete advanced fellowships, receiving his boards in anti aging, regenerative and functional medicine. Dr. Lobe has over 250 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and books to his credit. In 2008, Dr. Lobe opened his first dream clinic, an anti-aging practice in Beverly Hills, California. In 2013, Dr. Lobe moved his main practice to Chicago, Illinois where he focuses on advanced hormone therapy, anti aging medicine and regenerative medicine. Dr Lobe is currently a Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Illinois – Chicago.
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Jenny Ro, PhD

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Jenny Ro, Ph.D., is a scientist entrepreneur, who brings passion for innovation and domain knowledge in aging research. She worked with many renowned aging researchers in the past, such as Dr. Richard Miller and Dr. Scott Pletcher at University of Michigan.

 

During her doctorate degree, supported by National Institute of Aging, she uncovered neural mechanisms of dietary restriction and how they impact the rate of aging. After her Ph.D., Jenny extended her scientific interest in understating how body allocates nutrients in different physiological states in the context of cancer and conducted her post-doctoral research with Dr. Nobert Perrimon at Harvard Medical School. She published 14 peer-reviewed papers, received 6 prestigious awards including two NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards and an American Federation for Aging Research Scholarship. Jenny is also an inventor of research tools and successfully commercialized her own inventions. Currently she is a COO and a co-founder of Curious Reactor, a software platform to bring out more untapped health innovation to the world faster by connecting innovation creators and consumers in the life science space.
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Jose Rodriguez, PhD

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Jose Rodriguez, Ph.D., is currently a research scientist at the IFNH. His research work focuses on identifying dietary ingredients with potential application in the manufacturing of nutraceuticals, functional foods and food supplements with the aim to reduce the incidence of obesity and type 2 diabetes.

He has an in depth understanding of mechanisms of aging, AMPK in particular. He studies the impact of dietary ingredients on gastrointestinal physiology, including the gut microbes employing basic and applied research such as intestinal organoids and human intervention studies.
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If you are interested in a prescription product, Qalytude will assist in setting up a visit for you with an independent physician who will evaluate whether or not you are an appropriate candidate for the prescription product and if appropriate, may write you a prescription for the product which you can fill at the pharmacy of your choice.