Steven V. Joyal, M.D. has been promoted to chief medical officer for Life Extension®, the world’s leading organization dedicated to extending the healthy human life span.
Before joining Life Extension, Dr. Joyal was employed by Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute as the group director in global clinical metabolic drug development, including obesity, diabetes and hyperlipidemia. Dr. Joyal’s work influenced research and development of medications related to obesity, diabetes and hyperlipidemia.
For the past five years, Dr. Joyal has been a featured speaker at anti-aging conferences worldwide. His series of lectures at the Asia Anti-Aging Conference in Bali in 2007 featured Mechanisms of Aging and Top-Line Strategies with a Focus on Nutraceuticals for Mitochondrial Dysfunction, Glycation, Free Radical Stress, Hormone Balance, Phase I & II Detoxification.
A graduate of the Dartmouth/Brown program for medical education, Dr. Joyal was board-certified in internal medicine in 1997. His undergraduate degree is in physics. As an undergraduate, he was awarded membership in Sigma Pi Sigma (national honor society for physics) and a research grant at Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island, N.Y.
Dr. Joyal has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals and health and wellness periodicals, including The New England Journal of Medicine, Current Drug Targets, CNS and Neurological Disorders, andArthritis and Rheumatism. Dr. Joyal is the author of What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Diabetes, published in 2008. He has also appeared in media circles including Lifetime television’s The Balancing Act, WSFL-TV in Miami and numerous health radio programs.
For more than 30 years, Life Extension of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has been a pioneer in funding and reporting the latest anti-aging research and integrative health therapies while offering superior-quality dietary supplements to consumers. A trailblazer in the $27 billion U.S. dietary supplements industry, Life Extension’s core mission is to extend the healthy human lifespan using an integrative approach and funding cutting edge scientific research. For more information visit www.LEF.org, www.Twitter.com/LifeExtension, www.Facebook.com/LifeExtensionand www.YouTube/LifeExtensionVideos.