Scientists at the Sense Foundation are about to turn the thousand-year dream of endless youth into a reality. All this is being done under the new field of medicine referred to as rejuvenation biotechnologies. According to Jason Hope, they are not just concerned about living forever but also living longer and better lives.
In 2010, the prominent tech investor donated $500,000 to SENS Foundation to construct a laboratory in England. In support of the anti-aging research, he has given over $1 million since then. Whereas most organisms including humans become weaker and more vulnerable to diseases with age, others such as tortoises and hydras do not. Besides, their age does not have any impact on their chances of dying, and http://tech.co/author/jasonhope.
New Approach to Health Improvement
Whereas most scientists are concerned about developing the treatment of the various diseases, the supporters of rejuvenation biotechnologies are after advancing a preventive medicine to eliminate illnesses in humans and enhance their lifespan. Using this technique, the body would be spared of the injuries it incurs after suffering from the different diseases, and his Linkedin.
AGEs are metabolic waste products that accumulate in the body as time goes by. Such wastes degrade the skin and blood vessels. Jason has recently given donations for the development of AGEs treatment. Scientists are working hard to develop AGE-breakers to eliminate these and other symptoms associated with aging.
Other Investors in Anti-Aging
Anti-aging research has attracted the attention of other people around the world. In 2006, PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel donated $3.6 million to SENS Foundation. Calico, a company that researches age-related diseases received $100 million from Google co-founders four years ago. Hope and Thiel spending on anti-aging is pure philanthropy as they are only after enhancing the future of humanity.
Who is Jason Hope?
Jason Hope is a tech-savvy who most people refer to as a futuristic. Using his technological understanding, he looks at the industry and predicts the direction of the future technology. He is the man behind the Internet of Things (IoT), and he firmly believes that the increasing number of devices connected to the internet will have a significant impact on the society.
Hope has a rich academic background. He attended the Arizona State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Finance. He has Masters in Business from the university’s W.P. Carey School of Business. After completing his studies, he started a mobile communication company. With time, he has moved on and now spends most of his time on biotechnology and startups. Over the years, he has been concerned about giving back to the society and has become a prominent philanthropist.