Do you remember the old Star Trek shows? At the time, they seemed like a fantastic representation of creativity and something that might happen in a hundred years or more. Looking at them now, they seem more like a preview of things to come. . . shortly. So too was a somewhat recent trip I took to Canada to meet the premiere microbiologist in the world today, Gaston Naessens. Naessens is a brilliant research who is about 30 years or so ahead of his time. When “standard” science finally catches up with him, the biology textbooks that people are reading today will be useless. He is already writing tomorrow’s anti-aging biology books.
Naessens has already contributed to healthcare in several ways. The highlights include: