SENS6 Speaker Highlight: Todd Rider

Posted by Daniel Kimbel on July 16, 2013 | Outreach

While antibiotics have long provided broad-spectrum treatments for bacterial infections, antiviral drugs have failed to offer protection that is nearly as wide. Dr. Todd Rider, who will be speaking at SENS6, is working to change that.

SENS6 Speaker Highlight: Robin Franklin

Posted by Daniel Kimbel on July 09, 2013 | Outreach

Many diseases mirror some aspect of aging. Multiple sclerosis (MS), which is caused by the loss of the myelin coating that protects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, is one example: myelin is also lost and poorly replaced in normal aging. Scientists like Cambridge’s Dr. Robin Franklin, a SENS6 speaker, are working hard to repair this damage.

SENS6 Speaker Highlight: Alan Russell

Posted by Iain Inkster on July 03, 2013 | Outreach

Introduction to Dr. Alan Russell and his work crossing the boundaries of chemical engineering, biology, and materials science.

SENS6 Speaker Highlight: Dr. George Church

Posted by Daniel Kimbel on June 27, 2013 | Outreach

The SENS6 conference’s keynote address will be delivered by Dr. George Church, a researcher widely considered a luminary in modern biotechnology with over 300 publications to date.

SENS6 Speaker Highlight: Dr. Felipe Sierra

Posted by Daniel Kimbel on June 19, 2013 | Outreach

While SENS6 will feature presentations by many esteemed and experienced researchers, Dr. Felipe Sierra stands out for his unifying vision and deep involvement in aging research.

SENS6 Speaker Highlight: Dr. Eric Lagasse

Posted by Daniel Kimbel on June 12, 2013 | Outreach

The SENS6 conference will feature talks by many researchers who are leaders in their fields. One such speaker is the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine’s Dr. Eric Lagasse.

Corralling the Genomic Stampede for Clinical Translation

Posted by Michael Rae on May 08, 2013 | Outreach

The genomic revolution stands poised to transform cancer therapy and many areas of medicine. SENS Research Foundation-funded researchers outline what needs to be done to take raw results and integrate them into reliable clinical practice.

Aging, and the Cure of the Diseases of Aging

Posted by Michael Rae on April 24, 2013 | Chief Science Officer's Team

We've all heard the terminology. "Age-related disease." "The diseases of aging." "The diseases of old age." But what do we mean by them? What is the connection between aging and heart disease, or cancer, or Alzheimer's? And how is SENS Research Foundation targeting that connection to prevent and cure these diseases?

Rescue Assist donates to SRF

Posted by Daniel Kimbel on March 07, 2013 | Outreach

Rescue Assist, Inc., a company developing a robotic product that readily maneuvers through debris and will help rescue workers find disaster survivors, has pledged 7% of its profits to SENS Research Foundation.

Dr. de Grey in The Burrill Report

Posted by Daniel Kimbel on February 22, 2013 | Outreach

Dr. Aubrey de Grey, Chief Science Officer of SENS Research Foundation, has been interviewed by Daniel Levine of The Burrill Report.

Dr. de Grey Debates at Oxford

Posted by Daniel Kimbel on February 20, 2013 | Outreach

Dr. Aubrey de Grey, SENS Research Foundation’s Chief Science Officer, debated Dr. Richard Faragher, Chair of the British Society for Research on Ageing and Professor of Biological Gerontology at the University of Brighton, at Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre on February 19. SENS Research Foundation is proud to have been a sponsor of this event, and would like to thank the Oxford University Society of Biomedical Sciences (OUSBMS) for hosting it.

Welcome to our new site

Posted by Mike Kope, CEO on January 21, 2013 | Outreach

Mike Kope's message welcoming visitors to our newly-revised site, relaunched in early 2013. It all centers around a new tagline: reimagine aging. Of course we are still "advancing rejuvenation biotechnologies" just as vigorously as when we carried that tagline over the last couple years.