Aubrey de Grey - SENS Context: Why we Should Dramatically Extend Healthy Life





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Published on Feb 1, 2013

Aubrey's 2nd talk at Humanity+ @Melbourne 2012: http://2012.hplusconf.com.au
1st talk 'SENS Science' here: http://youtube.com/watch?v=GyP23XFF-ZA
About SENS Research Foundation

SENS Research Foundation is a 501(c)3 public charity that researches comprehensive regenerative medicine solutions for the diseases and disabilities of aging.

SRF leads the way in developing, promoting, and ensuring widespread access to treatments that repair the damage underlying the diseases of aging.

We aim to completely redefine the way the world researches and treats aging and age-related diseases. We want you to reimagine aging.

Chief Science Officer, SENS Foundation

Dr. Aubrey de Grey is a biomedical gerontologist based in Cambridge, UK, and is the Chief Science Officer of SENS Foundation, a California-based 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to combating the aging process. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Rejuvenation Research, the world's highest-impact peer-reviewed journal focused on intervention in aging. He received his BA and Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in 1985 and 2000 respectively. His original field was computer science, and he did research in the private sector for six years in the area of software verification before switching to biogerontology in the mid-1990s. His research interests encompass the characterisation of all the accumulating and eventually pathogenic molecular and cellular side-effects of metabolism that constitute mammalian aging and the design of interventions to repair and/or obviate that damage. He has developed a possibly comprehensive plan for such repair, termed Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence (SENS), which breaks aging down into seven major classes of damage and identifies detailed approaches to addressing each one. Dr. de Grey is a Fellow of both the Gerontological Society of America and the American Aging Association, and sits on the editorial and scientific advisory boards of numerous journals and organisations.

Humanity+ : http://humanityplus.org


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