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Tag: SENS

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...
October 28, 2019
On Friday, October 25, we hosted a Q&A webinar with the team behind MitoMouse, the second MitoSENS program that we are funding. In this webinar, Drs. Aubrey de Grey, Amutha Boominathan, and Matthew "Oki" O'Connor answered viewer questions about the nature of their research and the SENS approach to age-related disease. There are only a...
October 18, 2019
Wonderful news: the MitoMouse project has successfully reached its initial $50k goal and is well on the way towards the first stretch goal! This means that the project will launch at the lab and the MitoMouse strain will be created. The next step for this ambitious project is to actually create progeny from the SickMice and...
October 10, 2019
Come and join Dr. Aubrey de Grey, Dr. Amutha Boominathan, Dr. Matthew O'Connor, and others from the SENS Research Foundation team as they answer your questions about aging research on Friday, October 25th. Time: 9 am PDT / 12 pm EDT / 5 pm UK On the day of the event simply join the SENS AMA...