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Tag: SENS Research Foundation

February 12, 2020
Our friends at Foresight Institute and 100 Plus Capital have started regular longevity salons to coordinate the growing longevity enthusiasm and onboard new investors into the space. You are invited to kick off this series with aperitifs and hors d'oeuvre to discuss the current innovations that have been fueling the recent optimism in the field:...
December 04, 2019
For the December edition of the Journal Club hosted by Dr. Oliver Medvedik, we are joined by Dr. Matthew O' Connor (Oki) formerly of SENS Research Foundation and now the head researcher at Underdog Pharma, a spun-off biotech company that is developing research conducted at SENS into a hopefully viable solution for heart disease. Dr....
November 19, 2019
A particularly harmful byproduct of oxidized cholesterol appears to be a primary cause of atherosclerosis and a therapeutic target ripe for the taking. A new review takes a look at 7-ketocholesterol and its role in aging and disease. A new review exploring 7-ketocholesterol We recently reported on the launch of Underdog Pharma, a new startup...
November 14, 2019
Today, Underdog Pharma, a spin-off company of SENS Research Foundation, was officially launched with the lofty goal of eradicating atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is the leading cause of death worldwide and currently has no effective solution. Current medicine has three broad approaches towards it: lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise; drugs that reduce the accumulation of...
November 02, 2019
The MitoMouse campaign has ended, and what a final few days it has been! Thanks to the efforts of the community, an amazing total of $77,525 has been raised in support of this mitochondrial repair project of the SENS Research Foundation. There were 319 people who backed the project and helped to make this the...
October 30, 2019
Wonderful news today: the MitoMouse project has reached its first stretch goal, and the research will now have even more scope thanks to the efforts of the community. We would like to thank Anthony Jennings, Jose Almeida, Daria Khaltourina, Max Twemlow, Denis Dmitriev, Daniel Smith, and Ingrid Wolf for helping us to hit the first stretch...