John Ramunas has studied telomere extension for 9 years. John co-invented TERT mRNA-based telomere extension during his graduate work at Stanford University. He co-founded Rejuvenation Technologies to extend telomeres to extend life. Previously John founded and ran a software company in Canada. John is author or co-author on 14 journal articles in regenerative medicine, is co-first author on the publication reporting the invention of TERT mRNA-based telomere extension, and is co-inventor on four issued US patents including the TERT mRNA patents and patents in cell culture and drug delivery.