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Smart Ageing Summit 2023

8 July @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Do you want to be as healthy as possible for as long as possible?

The Oxford Longevity Project is bringing world-leading longevity scientists and doctors to the University of Oxford’s historic Keble College for the Smart Ageing Summit 2023 to help you enhance your health span and longevity.

If you’re looking for answers on…

  • How to live a healthier, longer life
  • The latest research and best practices for longevity and healthy ageing
  • What world-leading anti-ageing doctors recommend to their patients, from celebrities to complex cases
  • Holistic health for cancer prevention and longevity
  • Optimising your lifestyle for mental health, hormones and metabolism
  • The verdict on weight loss drugs
  • The best science-backed anti-ageing hacks

… you won’t be disappointed by this expert-led day.

Enjoy all of this from the stunning setting of the O’Reilly Theatre at the University of Oxford’s Keble College. Guests will also get the opportunity to have a sit-down buffet-style lunch with the speakers and fellow attendees in Keble’s Victorian Gothic dining hall.

Tickets are inclusive of all-day access to lectures, lunch in the hall and tea and coffee breaks in the morning and afternoon. If you want to extend your stay in the beautiful tourist landmark of Oxford, the University of Oxford is giving guests the chance to stay in college accommodation at a reduced price. See more pricing information at the bottom of this page, and book here.

About the speakers:

Sir Christopher Ball, Academic, Poet and Former Warden of the University of Oxford’s Keble College

Sir Christopher Ball has been a university teacher, Warden of the University of Oxford’s Keble College, Chancellor of the University of Derby; consultant and advisor on human learning and educational provision, a fundraiser for numerous charities, marathon runner (founder of the Lakeland ‘10 in 10 Challenge’), and poet (as John Elinger, his alter ego). He also Co-Founded the Oxford Longevity Project.

Professor Denis Noble, Systems Biologist & Emeritus Professor of Physiology at the University of Oxford

Professor Denis Noble is a British biologist who held the Burdon Sanderson Chair of Cardiovascular Physiology at the University of Oxford from 1984 to 2004 and was appointed Professor Emeritus and Co-Director of Computational Physiology. The recipient of many distinguished academic awards and distinctions, he developed the first mathematical model of cardiac cells in 1960 and is a pioneer in systems biology. He is also a Co-Founder of the Oxford Longevity Project.

Dr Richard Siow, Director of Ageing Research at King’s College London (ARK) and Senior Visiting Lecturer in Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics (DPAG) at the University of Oxford

Dr Richard Siowectured at King’s College London before becoming its Director of Ageing Research via ARK: a cross-university consortium of researchers taking a multidisciplinary approach to understanding the mechanisms of ageing better, improving healthspan and the social and economic impact of ageing. He is also a Senior Visiting Lecturer at the University of Oxford’s Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics.

Dr Tamsin Lewis, 2014 Ironman Champion and Longevity Doctor

With a background in Neuroscience, the biology of ageing and sports medicine – and experience on the athletic front line as a former GB elite triathlete and Ironman Triathlon Champion – Dr Tamsin Lewis practices functional and integrative medicine with a special interest in bio-similar hormone therapies, bio-modulators/peptides and strategic, research-backed exercise, techniques and supplements.

Dr Michael Stein, Immunologist from the University of Oxford and CEO of Added Health

Dr Michael Stein graduated from the University of Oxford with a PhD in Immunology and lectured on Immunology and Pathology there. After the tragic and unexpected death of a friend and colleague, Dr Stein wanted to help individuals take control of their health through preventative, lifestyle medicine. As a result, he founded Added Health, a personalised health coaching service that takes a holistic, preventative approach to individuals’ health.

Dr Olivia Ly Lesslar, Psychoneuroimmunologist and Celebrity Anti-Ageing Doctor

Dr Olivia Ly Lesslar is a well-known integrative doctor for high-profile clients practising functional and longevity medicine in Sydney, Los Angeles, and London. She has expertise in psychoneuroimmunology and takes a holistic approach to complex conditions like neurodegeneration and cancer. She focuses particularly on biohacking, prevention and the key four pillars of well-being: movement, nutrition, sleep and mindset.

Dr Paul Ch’en, GP Partner and College Doctor for the University of Oxford’s Keble and Somerville Colleges

Dr Paul Ch’en is a practising physician and college doctor at the University of Oxford’s Keble and Somerville Colleges and graduated from the University of Oxford. He is also a Co-Founder of the Oxford Longevity Project. He enjoys all aspects of general practice and has a particular interest in the early diagnosis of cancer, lifestyle medicine and mental health. As a former cancer immunologist, he is also developing a holistic cancer care management method for cancer patients.

Leslie Kenny, Autoimmune Disease Survivor/Thriver, Co-Founder of the Oxford Longevity Project and Founder/CEO of Oxford Healthspan

Leslie Kenny is a Berkeley and Harvard graduate and founder/CEO of the anti-ageing supplement brand, Oxford Healthspan. She also Co-Founded the Oxford Longevity Project. With a background in health coaching (Institute for Integrative Nutrition, NYC) and experience reversing her own autoimmune disease, she wanted to bring ground-breaking, longevity-promoting molecules to the fore with Oxford Healthspan.


Keble College has confirmed that they are provisionally holding the following bedrooms at the College, for any guests wishing to remain overnight:

  • 30 x bedrooms on the 8 July – note:  the College is fully booked on 7 July
  • Costs for the rooms are 5 x single en-suite £79 +VAT and 25 x double en-suite £119 + VAT

Those interested should visit the Keble College B&B link.


8 July
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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