August 9, 2017
Jason Shelton, CEO of Telomere Diagnostics, the maker of TeloYears, an advanced DNA test that measures telomere length to provide a person’s cellular age and overall cellular health joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Jason Shelton discuss the following:
- What is TeloYears DNA test? How does the test work? Why take the test?
- What are Telomeres?
- Why is telomere length important? Is telomere length dynamic? Does it change over time? What factors affect telomere length?
- What do the test results mean? What approach do you use to measure telomere length
- How does telomere length relate to my health and longevity? Are there scientific papers or clinical studies that demonstrate this link?
- What can one do to improve my TeloYears?
Jason joined Telomere Diagnostics in early 2014 with nearly two decades of leadership experience in building start-up, medical device, and consumer healthcare companies. He currently serves as CEO of the Company.
From early 2000 through 2005, he was with Align Technology, Inc., the maker of Invisalign® invisible braces. Jason led consumer marketing for Invisalign as a key part of the early team that helped build the company from its initial launch as a venture-backed start-up, through its IPO, and ultimately into a global leader and profitable public company with then revenues in excess of $200 million annually.
He then served as Vice President of Marketing for BioForm Medical, Inc., where he led the aesthetic launch of its flagship Radiesse® dermal filler during a span that included its FDA approval (PMA), rapid revenue growth to over $80 million annually, and the company’s eventual IPO.
Subsequently, Jason was Vice President of Marketing for Sonitus Medical, Inc., marketer of the SoundBite™ Hearing System, which he helped to achieve critical milestones including product design, clinical trials, two FDA clearances, and commercial launch. Most recently, Jason was CEO of EarLens Corporation where he led the company’s efforts through key milestones in product development, regulatory affairs, and operations.
Jason’s earlier experience includes years at SmithKline Beecham (now GlaxoSmithKline) working on the brand marketing teams of national consumer healthcare brands including NicoDerm CQ® and Aquafresh® toothpaste.
Jason earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from The Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.
Available for $89 at www.teloyears.com
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