Internet Entrepreneur and philanthropist Jason Hope has recently announced a substantial donation to the SENS Foundation, formerly the Methuselah Foundation. This donation has thrust both into the limelight and improved the prospects of patients suffering from atherosclerosis.
Who Is Jason Hope?
As a native of Scottsdale, Arizona, Jason Hope has already been a well-known name in the Southwest. Before the major contribution to SENS, Jason Hope was committed to the field of healthcare. With an emphasis on preventing rather than just treating disease, Hope has made major contributions to the following companies, as well as SENS
- TGen- A genomics foundation dedicated to finding a genetic basis for disease treatment and prevention
- Teach For America- Professionals dedicated to making sure economically disadvantaged students across the country
- Arizona State University Science Center- A University research facility combining teaching with breakthrough medical research
- The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society- A nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for these blood cancers
What Is The SENS Foundation
The dedicated professionals at the SENS Foundation have been working to find a cure, or preventative treatment, for the negative biological processes of aging. Through research funds at major universities as well as their own state-of-the-art facility, the scientists at SENS have been using research-based treatments to attempt to help suffering patients
What The Money Will Accomplish
Aubrey De Grey, Ph.D. and co-founder of SENS described what the foundation intends to do with the half a million dollar donation made by Jason Hope. They intend to apply it to a project that is researching a promising new method to break up the bonds that connect the proteins that build up as plaque on arterial walls. If successful, this treatment could help prevent heart disease, the number one killer in the US, as well as various vision problems associated with atherosclerosis. Entrepreneur Jason Hope Invests in Research Against Aging
This partnership between Jason Hope and SENS brings a new level of respect to both. Looking into the future, Hope plans to continue his support of cutting-edge medical therapies, both in tandem with SENS and with other groundbreaking organizations. Follow Jason