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4 Jan 2024

The Most Secretive Longevity Lab Opens Its Door

Funded by OpenAI's Sam Altman with $180 million, [Retro Biosciences](https://retro.bio/) pursues five simultaneous research tracks to achieve its goal [of extending human lifespan by 10 healthy years](https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2023-12-19/longevity-startup-retro-biosciences-is-sam-altman-s-shot-at-life-extension?embedded-checkout=true). This unconventional approach, unlike the standard single-focus method in biotech, is powered by the startup's strong financial backing and driven by industry veteran Joe Betts-LaCroix in Redwood City, California.