SENS Research Foundation works to develop, promote, and ensure widespread access to therapies that cure and prevent the diseases and disabilities of aging by comprehensively repairing the damage that builds up in our bodies over time. We are redefining the way the world researches and treats age-related ill health, while inspiring the next generation of biomedical scientists.

Discover the science behind our strategies to extend a healthy lifespan.

Training a new generation of scientists to tackle the roots of age-related disease.

Keep up to date on SRF’s latest news and activities.

Enjin has partnered with SRF and the Ethereum Foundation to launch a pilot donation program for gamers. To incentivize Ethereum donors, they will receive SENS themed collectibles – which can grant extended life in Enjin’s multiverse of games – for donations made to SRF on their platform. Collect them all for a full set to showcase on your profile!

Of all the challenges in cell therapy, replacement of neurons in the neocortex is both the most important and perhaps the most formidable. Only recently have any researchers succeeded in integrating new neurons into this area of the brain. However, the vast majority of transplanted cells in these cases have failed to survive, and the few survivors have achieved only limited function and integration into existing circuits. SRF is now supporting Dr. Jean Hébert’s work to advance two innovative strategies to address different aspects of this challenge.

Our Summer Scholars Program offers undergraduates the opportunity to conduct a research project designed to help combat the diseases of aging under the supervision of world-class scientific mentors.

Applications for the 2020 program are due by 12 pm PST on January 15, 2020. Don’t miss out!

The latest SRF news:

Job Opportunity: Research Assistant (ImmunoSENS)

We are seeking a full-time Research Assistant to join the ImmunoSENS group at our Research Center in Mountain View, California, for a project geared toward developing therapies to restore the ability of the aging immune system to clear senescent cells.

MitoMouse Project

Work supported by the 2015 MitoSENS crowdfunding initiative demonstrated that our strategy to neutralise mitochondrial mutations works in cell culture. Now, our new MitoMouse project aims to prove that the same technique can work in live mice. Can you help us raise the $50,000 we need?

Rejuvenation Now!

The Forever Healthy Foundation has launched a new “Rejuvenation Now” initiative, designed to identify rejuvenation therapies that are available right now and evaluate their risks, benefits, and potential application. The initiative’s first publication, “NAD+ Restoration Therapy“, has just been released.

SciFuture Interview

In conversation with Adam Ford, Dr. Aubrey de Grey explains how recent extraordinary results with senolytic drugs suggest that the milestone of “Robust Mouse Rejuvenation” – a key step towards comprehensively undoing human aging – could be as little as three years away.

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More Cryptocurrencies Added

SENS Research Foundation is now able to accept donations in Zcash (ZEC), in addition to eight other major cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Litecoin, 0x (ZRX), USD Coin, and BAT. Visit the donate page for more information!

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Vitalik’s $350,000 Donation

We’re grateful to cryptocurrency pioneer Vitalik Buterin for once again choosing to support SENS Research Foundation, with a generous donation of $350,000 in Ethereum towards our End of Year campaign to Reimagine Aging.

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Target Prioritization of Tissue Crosslinking

The Babraham Institute Principal Investigator: Jonathan ClarkResearch Team: Melanie Stammers As discussed in the project summary for “Glucosepane Crosslinks and Undoing Age-Related Tissue Damage”, adventitious crosslinking of collagen (and elastin) contributes to the slow stiffening of our arteries and other tissues

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