Jason Hope is a tech writer, philanthropist, and investor whose work focuses on the newest technology. He was born in Scottsdale, Arizona and then went onto get a degree in finance from Arizona State University. He continued at his education at ASU’s W.P. Carey School of Business. Jason Hope went onto start a communications company before becoming an investor and philanthropist.
— Jason Hope (@JasonHope) March 2, 2016
Jason Hope has a long held an interest in anti-aging research. He believes that this research should focus on extending the overall life expectancy by fighting diseases like diabetes and cancer. He also believes that it should promote quality of life at an advanced age by treating diseases like dementia.
Jason Hope reaffirmed his commitment to anti-aging research by pleading half a million dollars to the SENS Foundation. The SENS Foundation is a California based nonprofit that is dedicated to anti-aging research. The SENS Foundation attempts to coordinate funding by identifying what areas of medical research are directly related to anti-aging. They then collect funding from various sources so they can give it to researchers. The SENS Foundation contributes money to both early stage research and clinical trials.
The CSO of the SENS Foundation laid out what they plan to use Jason Hope’s donation for. The money will largely go towards research into Arteriosclerosis. Arteriosclerosis is the process were plague builds up in arteries. This causes a lack of blood flow, the development of clots, and also causes veins to become brittle. Arteriosclerosis is associated with a number of diseases associated with aging. It is a major cause of heart attacks, strokes, and general physical decline. In addition, it is believed that the buildup of plague is a major cause of Alzheimer and other forms of dementia.
Jason Hope plans to continue to contribute money to anti-aging research both in the form of direct investment and donations. He is also committed to encouraging Scottsdale’s youth to pursue careers associated with futurology. Jason Hope has attended several conferences associated with technology and anti-aging, and he contributes article with a focus on topics such as the internet of things, tech marketing, and medical research.
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