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SENS Research Foundation

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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]].
SENS itself stands for '''s'''trategies for '''e'''ngineered '''n'''egligible '''s'''enescence.
== Projects ==
* '''OncoSENS''', a project to 'Control ALT Delete Cancer' funded through the [[]] platform.<ref>[ SENS Research Foundation — OncoSENS Control ALT Delete Cancer | Crowdfunding Campaign]</ref><ref>[ OncoSENS: Making cancerous mutations harmless]</ref><ref>[ OncoSENS - Ray Kurzweil and Aubrey de Grey]</ref>* '''MitoSENS''' a project to research mitigations to mitochondrial mutations<ref>[ MitoSENS: Preventing damage from mitochondrial mutations]</ref>* '''LysoSENS''' a project to clear waste accumulations out of cells<ref>[ LysoSENS: Clearing waste accumulations out of cells]</ref>* '''AmyloSENS''' a project to remove dysfunctional cells<ref>[ AmyloSENS: Removing junk from between cells]</ref>* '''RepleniSENS''' a project to replace lost cells<ref>[ RepleniSENS: Replacing lost cells]</ref>* '''ApoptoSENS''' a project to remove dysfunctional cells<ref>[ ApoptoSENS: Removing dysfunctional cells]</ref>* '''GlycoSENS''' a project to break extracellular crosslinks<ref>[ GlycoSENS: Breaking extracellular crosslinks]</ref>* '''Project 21''', a project to encourage human clinical trials into ageing research<ref>[ Project|21 Announcement]</ref> == 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."<ref>[ The SENS Challenge]</ref>  A Facebook post dated March 2014, stated that 3 entries had been submitted to the challenge, but that all of them had failed. <ref>[ Samuel Schmidt shared a photo to I fucking love science's Timeline.]</ref>
== External links ==
* []
* [ Facebook group]
* [ YouTube channel]
* {{Wikipedia|SENS Research Foundation}}
* {{Wikipedia|Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence}}
* {{twitter|senstweet}}
{{facebook page|}}
== References ==
[[Category:Transhumanist organisations]]
[[Category:Life extensionist organisations]]
[[Category:Peter Thiel]]

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