Advisory Board

Dr. William H. Andrews

William H. Andrews, Ph.D. is President & CEO at Sierra Sciences.
Bill has worked in the biotech industry for 34 years focusing the last 22 years on finding ways to extend human lifespan through the intervention of telomere shortening in human cells. While Director of Molecular Biology at Geron Corporation, he was one of the principal discoverers of both the RNA and protein components of human telomerase and was awarded 2nd place as “National Inventor of the Year” in 1997 for this work. He is presently a named inventor on 46 US issued telomerase patents.
He earned his Ph.D. in Molecular and Population Genetics at the University of Georgia in 1981. He was a Senior Scientist at Armos Corporation and Codon Corporation, Director of Molecular Biology at Codon and at Geron Corporation, and Director of Technology Development at EOS Biosciences. He is presently the founder and Vice President of Research of Sierra Sciences, a biotech company in Reno, Nevada focused exclusively on inducing the expression of telomerase in human cells.
Bill is also an avid ultramarathon runner. At the age of 60, he regularly competes in 100k and 100+ mile runs often finishing at the top of his age group. These grueling races have taken him all over the world to race in some of the most extreme environments, from Death Valley to the Himalayas.
Watch him star in the The Immortalists. Watch Bill Andrews — Preventing Aging. Read The Man Who Would Stop Time. Read his LinkedIn profile and his Wikipedia profile. Follow his Twitter feed.