When people hear of rejuvenating biotechnology the first thing that comes to mind is cosmetics that make you look younger. Rejuvenating bio technology is a branch of science that focuses on fighting aging by treating ageing related sicknesses. Aging is inevitable. At some point we all will grow old. However, there are some diseases like Alzheimer’s, Atherosclerosis and Diabetes that come one grows old and speeds up the process. In addition to these, these diseases rob people of the joy of life. It’s quite impossible to enjoy your old age when you are losing your memory. Because of this, SENS, a non-profit organization has set out to conduct research and develop medication that will help keep these diseases from ever happening in the first place.
This will see a lot of people have a good life even in their advanced years. Their noble quest has seen them attract many philanthropists who have an interest in advancing the field of medicine. Jason Hope has shown quite an interest in the course and donated 500,000 dollars towards the furtherance of the course. He says his reason for joining the course SENS stands for was their approach to anti-aging and their quest to change the field of medicine and healthcare.Jason’s generous donation will be helpful in building and furnishing the new biotechnology lab for SENS in Cambridge. This new lab will enable the researchers at SENS to test their research and develop medication needed to fight aging.
Apart from contributing money towards the course, Jason has also been involved in the outreach activities of the organization. He truly is passionate about getting word out and ensure access of both knowledge and medication that help fight aging. His contribution to the fight against aging has been a source of inspiration to the team at SENS and others as well. Jason Hope is a renowned entrepreneur. After his business taking of, he decided to focus his energy in philanthropy and investing in start-ups. In all these, his passion is giving back to the society. This is what inspires him to invest in start-ups; giving entrepreneurs a chance to realise their dreams and to give his all in philanthropy; putting a smile on someone’s face. He also spends a lot of time mentoring high school students and developing grant programs that help budding entrepreneurs take off. Simply put, Jason Hope is a man with a giving heart.
— Jason Hope (@JasonHope) March 4, 2016