Ending Aging Audiobook
Our general introduction to SENS research, Ending Aging, is now available in audiobook format. All profits will go to SENS Research Foundation. If Ending Aging is your first purchase as a new Audible member, we also get a $50 "bounty" - so please consider signing up!
Regeneration vs. Aging
A new article in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News explores how applying regenerative medicine to the accumulated damage of aging is becoming an increasingly mainstream idea, crediting SRF CSO Aubrey de Grey as a pioneer in the field.
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Open Access, Faster Cures
In a new case study, a team led by Rejuvenation Biotechnology 2015 keynote speaker Chas Bountra and SRF-funded researcher David Brindley demonstrate the multiple benefits of an open access model in early-stage drug development.
Investing in Ichor
Ichor Therapeutics, a New York biotechnology company founded by original SRF Education leader Kelsey Moody, has announced $1.35m in new funding. The investments will be used to expand pre-clinical facilities and support Ichor's ongoing work on age-related disease.
Loading Up With Lipofuscin
The SENS Research Foundation-funded team at Rice University has just published an open access paper detailing a fast, simple method for generating the age-related pigment lipofuscin in cells and screening the effectiveness of drugs for its removal.
Lifespans Are (Not) Long Enough
Our CSO Dr. Aubrey de Grey, and Buck Institute for Research on Aging CEO Brian Kennedy, successfully opposed the motion that "Lifespans Are Long Enough" in debate at the Kaufman Center on February 3rd. A full video of the debate is now available.
Summer Scholars Revisited
The SRF Summer Scholars Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct research to combat the diseases of aging. What kind of impact can the program have on your education and career? We invited a few alumni back to tell us in their own words.
The Curse of MiDAS
An SRF-supported team at the Buck Institute has identified a distinct form of mitochondrially-driven cellular senescence. The phenomenon may be a factor in any disease with a mitochondrial component, including many neurodegenerative conditions.
New Donation Opportunity
We're pleased to confirm that SENS Research Foundation now has an account with Scottrade enabling us to receive donations of stock. Donating appreciated securities can reduce your capital gains and income tax liabilities.
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SRF Research Published in Science
An SRF-funded study by Yale University Professor David Spiegel has been published in world-leading journal Science. The discoveries announced will accelerate future research in the fields of diabetes and age-related tissue cross-linking.