About us

We are a world leading company in the biotechnology industry

We offer our testing and research services in 35 countries and are trusted by over 1,000 physicians.


Improve people's health and extend their lives through the use of our patented technologies and the human talent of our entire team.


Our technology at the service of health. We focus on the use of our assays for diagnostic and prognostic applications in oncology; in personalized and preventive medicine, for the pharmaceutical and related industries.


We pursue excellence in science and in all our work. We take care of all our clients, offering the best of ourselves.


Life Length es una empresa de biotecnología española cuya fundación en 2010 por Stephen J. Matlin permitió el desarrollo de la tecnología para medir telómeros (TAT®) que la reputada científica María Blasco había comenzado en el CNIO (Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas). Desde entonces ha incrementado progresivamente su plantilla y desarrollando productos en diferentes áreas relacionadas con la salud. Actualmente cuenta con más de 60 empleados que se encuentran en el corazón de la capital española distribuidos entre su clínica de alta gama, su laboratorio de última generación equipado con la tecnología más puntera y su oficina, centro neurálgico de la compañía.


Life Length brings together a multidisciplinary team with long and proven experience in management, business, and science.

Stephen J. Matlin

CEO and Founder

Steve has led the Company since its founding and assisted in establishing the company as the world leader in telomere diagnostics.

Steve brings his over twentyfive years’ experience as a senior executive and entrepreneur. Prior to founding Life Length, he previously worked in finance and strategy consulting with such prestigious firms as the World Bank, Lehman Brothers, Rothschild and KPMG as well as in the hotel and cinema industries.

Steve obtained his MBA with first-year honors at Harvard Business School and his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Dartmouth College.

Juan Pablo Rodríguez

Non-Executive Chairman

Juan Pablo Rodriguez Castejon is the Non-Executive Chairman of Life Length.

He has more than 25 years of experience in Investment Banking, Finance, Business and Industrial Consulting.

He was CEO in Spain of Rothschild Investment Banking. Currently, he is working as a Consultant and Board Member in a variety of Spanish and international companies.

These companies operate in different sectors and countries and usually occupy leading positions in their respective markets.

Juan Pablo holds a law degree from ICADE, Madrid, and speaks Spanish, English, French and Italian.

Dra. Nuria De Pedro


Nuria obtained her PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology from Autónoma University of Madrid.

She possesses over 20 years’ experience in pharma companies. Published author of 30+ manuscripts in international scientist journals, 1 book chapter and 6 patents (Oncology and Neurodegeneration diseases).

She joined Life Length in 2016, since then she has led the automation process, clinical trials, process and products development under quality accreditations and certifications to improve the offered services and to look for new opportunities. She also leads the laboratory daily operations and coordinates R&D projects.

Dra. Mónica Parramón

Clinical & Market Access Director

Mónica is the Senior Clinical & Market Access Director and joined Life Length in 2022.

Mónica leads the strategy of the product launch of PROSTAV® together with other new products and their access to the different markets and healthcare systems.

Doctor of Pharmacy, in the field of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, with a Master’s degree in Statistics, Pharmacoeconomics and Health Policy, Mónica possesses over 28 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry and public healthcare.

She is the author or a co-author of 65 scientific and technical articles and has received numerous awards for professional excellence.

She speaks Spanish, English, French and German.

Dr. Marcos Sánchez

Medical Director

Marcos studied Medicine at the University of Salamanca and later specialized in Allergology and Clinical Immunology at the Gregorio Marañón University Hospital.

He has practiced as a specialist and as an emergency physician for three years before starting his work at Life Length. In addition, he holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical and Hospital Management and a second Master’s in Aesthetic, Regenerative and Anti-Aging Medicine.

Menelaos Tsapekos

B2B Commercial Director

Menelaos obtained his degree in Pharmacy from the University of Bradford (UK) and an MBA from the Instituto de Empresa (Spain).

He has over 15 years of experience as an in business as well as an entrepreneur, creating and managing his own business in the pharmaceutical sector.

He joined Life Length in 2016 and has since played an important role in establishing and implementing the B2B business strategy, which has resulted in significant growth through collaborations with prestigious institutions and leading corporate entities internationally and in various sectors such as pharmaceutical, biotech, nutraceutical and cosmetics.

Enrique Segovia

CTO and Operations Director

Enrique is Chief Technology Officer and Operations Director. Putting the “tech” in “Biotech”, he oversees the information infrastructure that supports the company’s business, ranging from data protection and integrity policies to optimization of computational processes.

The technical know-how provided by his degree in Computer Science Engineering from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid is complemented with more than fifteen years of experience in the field, including co-founding several telecommunications companies, both in Spain and abroad.

Ángela Caamaño

Marketing Director

Ángela studied International Marketing with Italian at Greenwich University, London and has an MBA. With more than 12 years of experience in biotechnology, healthcare and IT.

As Marketing Director at Life Length, she is responsible for marketing and communications across all platforms working closely with all of Life Length’s departments as we continue to bring our company’s innovative services to market as well as launch new products and building a world class commercial organization.

Patricia Rader

Human Resources Director

Patricia has been with the company since its inception and has actively participated in the development and growth of the company.

She studied Translation and Interpreting at the University of Granada and later graduated as a Trilingual Assistant at the Maurice Ravel School in Paris.
She holds an International Executive Master’s Degree for PA and a Master’s Degree in Public Relations and Protocol.

Patricia previously worked as Executive Secretary for the Italian fashion house Giorgio Armani Spain.

Patricia speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian and German.

Javier Antón


Javier Antón Arespacochaga holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, specializing in marketing and finance.

Prior to joining Life Length in 2018, he worked in Latin America in the finance as Controller for a multinational focusing on Mexico, Colombia, Argentina and Chile, and managed the entire financial operation of the division.

In 2016 he moved to the US to work at iAdvise Partners LLC as a business developer in New York City and subsequently returned to Spain to work at Life Length becoming CFO in 2020.

Dra. Irene García

Regulatory and Quality Director

Dra. Irene Garcia is Life Length’s Regulatory and Quality Director.

She joined the company in 2016 and since then has worked on the management of the quality system, ensuring that the tests are performed under our strict quality controls.

She has also actively participated in obtaining the quality accreditations and certifications that the company holds.

Irene studied Biochemistry at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and later obtained her PhD in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biomedicine.

Before joining Life Length, she worked for more than 10 years in research in different laboratories in Spain and Australia.

Dr. Alfonso Blázquez

Laboratory Sub-Director

Alfonso is a biotechnologist by training, holds a Master’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology and obtained a Ph.D. in Molecular Biosciences by Universidad Autónoma de Madrid working at the Immunology & Oncology department of the National Centre for Biotechnology.

He is author of 9 peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals and a patent.

After working for Janssen in Belgium for four years, he joined Life Length and is responsible for laboratory management and new assay implementation under the necessary quality accreditations and certifications.

Rocío Núñez

Laboratory Technical Director

Rocío has a degree in Biological Sciences with a specialty in Health Biology from the Complutense University of Madrid and a specialist in Clinical Biochemistry, performing her specialty at La Paz University Hospital.

Her experience in this sector extends to more than 8 years. During these two years at Life Length, she has analyzed and reported thousands of COVID-19 PCR results from clients who needed diagnosis in record time.

She is currently immersed in the new activity project in the clinic with the opening of a Clinical Analysis laboratory.


A team of more than 60 people working every day to improve people’s health.

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