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It was launched in March 2009, evolving from the [[Methuselah Foundation]]. Founded by [[Aubrey de Grey]], [[Jeff Hall]], [[Michael Kope]], [[Sarah Marr]] and [[Kevin Perrott]].
 
It was launched in March 2009, evolving from the [[Methuselah Foundation]]. Founded by [[Aubrey de Grey]], [[Jeff Hall]], [[Michael Kope]], [[Sarah Marr]] and [[Kevin Perrott]].
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SENS itself stands for '''s'''trategies for '''e'''ngineered '''n'''egligible '''s'''enescence.
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== Projects ==
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* '''OncoSENS''' a project to 'Control ALT Delete Cancer' funded through the [[Lifespan.io]] platform.<ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=untnn4_8jxY SENS Research Foundation — OncoSENS Control ALT Delete Cancer | Lifespan.io Crowdfunding Campaign]</ref><ref>[http://www.sens.org/research/introduction-to-sens-research/cancerous-cells OncoSENS: Making cancerous mutations harmless]</ref><ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23aIkXz12R0 OncoSENS - Ray Kurzweil and Aubrey de Grey]</ref>
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* '''MitoSENS''' a project to research mitigations to mitochondrial mutations<ref>[http://www.sens.org/research/introduction-to-sens-research/mitochondrial-mutations MitoSENS: Preventing damage from mitochondrial mutations]</ref>
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* '''LysoSENS''' a project to clear waste accumulations out of cells<ref>[http://www.sens.org/research/introduction-to-sens-research/intracellular-junk LysoSENS: Clearing waste accumulations out of cells]</ref>
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* '''AmyloSENS''' a project to remove dysfunctional cells<ref>[http://www.sens.org/research/introduction-to-sens-research/extracellular-junk AmyloSENS: Removing junk from between cells]</ref>
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* '''RepleniSENS''' a project to replace lost cells<ref>[http://www.sens.org/research/introduction-to-sens-research/cell-loss-and-atrophy RepleniSENS: Replacing lost cells]</ref>
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* '''ApoptoSENS''' a project to remove dysfunctional cells<ref>[http://www.sens.org/research/introduction-to-sens-research/deathresistant-cells ApoptoSENS: Removing dysfunctional cells]</ref>
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* '''GlycoSENS''' a project to break extracellular crosslinks<ref>[http://www.sens.org/research/introduction-to-sens-research/extracellular-crosslinks GlycoSENS: Breaking extracellular crosslinks]</ref>
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* '''Project 21''' a project to encourage human clinical trials into ageing research<ref>[http://www.sens.org/outreach/press-releases/project21-announcement Project|21 Announcement]</ref>
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== The SENS Challenge ==
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SENS has an ongoing challenge known as "The SENS Challenge" whereby a $20,000 reward will be given should someone be able to demonstrate that the SENS foundations work is not credible. The article on Technology Review states; "Technology Review is announcing a prize for any molecular biologist working in the field of aging who is willing to take up the challenge: submit an intellectually serious argument that SENS is so wrong that it is unworthy of learned debate, and you will be paid $20,000 if it convinces independent referees."<ref>[https://www.technologyreview.com/s/404453/the-sens-challenge/ The SENS Challenge]</ref>
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A Facebook post dated March 2014, stated that 3 entries had been submitted to the challenge, but that all of them had failed. <ref>[https://www.facebook.com/IFeakingLoveScience/posts/214144395445818 Samuel Schmidt shared a photo to I fucking love science's Timeline.]</ref>
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== External links ==
 
== External links ==
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SENS_Research_Foundation Wikipedia:SENS Research Foundation]
 
 
* [http://www.sens.org/ sens.org]
 
* [http://www.sens.org/ sens.org]
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* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/4410586435/ Facebook group]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/user/SENSFVideo/ YouTube channel]
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* {{Wikipedia|SENS Research Foundation}}
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* {{Wikipedia|Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence}}
 
* {{reddit|sens}}
 
* {{reddit|sens}}
* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/4410586435/ Facebook group]
 
 
* {{twitter|senstweet}}
 
* {{twitter|senstweet}}
 
{{facebook page|https://www.facebook.com/sensf/}}
 
{{facebook page|https://www.facebook.com/sensf/}}
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== References ==
 
[[Category:Transhumanist organisations]]
 
[[Category:Transhumanist organisations]]
 
[[Category:British organisations]]
 
[[Category:British organisations]]
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[[Category:Life extensionist organisations]]
 
[[Category:Life extensionist organisations]]
 
[[Category:Peter Thiel]]
 
[[Category:Peter Thiel]]
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[[Category:YouTube]]

Latest revision as of 13:04, 27 January 2018

The SENS Research Foundation (often shortened to SENS) is a UK and US research foundation exploring life extension and anti ageing technologies.

It was launched in March 2009, evolving from the Methuselah Foundation. Founded by Aubrey de Grey, Jeff Hall, Michael Kope, Sarah Marr and Kevin Perrott.

SENS itself stands for strategies for engineered negligible senescence.

Projects

  • OncoSENS a project to 'Control ALT Delete Cancer' funded through the Lifespan.io platform.[1][2][3]
  • MitoSENS a project to research mitigations to mitochondrial mutations[4]
  • LysoSENS a project to clear waste accumulations out of cells[5]
  • AmyloSENS a project to remove dysfunctional cells[6]
  • RepleniSENS a project to replace lost cells[7]
  • ApoptoSENS a project to remove dysfunctional cells[8]
  • GlycoSENS a project to break extracellular crosslinks[9]
  • Project 21 a project to encourage human clinical trials into ageing research[10]

The SENS Challenge

SENS has an ongoing challenge known as "The SENS Challenge" whereby a $20,000 reward will be given should someone be able to demonstrate that the SENS foundations work is not credible. The article on Technology Review states; "Technology Review is announcing a prize for any molecular biologist working in the field of aging who is willing to take up the challenge: submit an intellectually serious argument that SENS is so wrong that it is unworthy of learned debate, and you will be paid $20,000 if it convinces independent referees."[11]

A Facebook post dated March 2014, stated that 3 entries had been submitted to the challenge, but that all of them had failed. [12]

External links

References