For a well-known internet entrepreneur and philanthropist, Jason Hope, being able to find a cure for Alzheimers, Diabetes and other chronic diseases is a personal quest for him and the non-profit organization that he supports called SENS.org.
Jason Hope is not a big name when discussing impressive internet entrepreneurs, but he is someone who believes fervently in technology and how its future applications concerning medicine and ending chronic human diseases. Mr. Hope is a futurist who has the drive to donate money to many different communities in Arizona. Hope also believes in contributing to anti-aging projects. Hope wants to help find a cure for chronic diseases like Alzheimer’s and other chronic diseases.
In terms of philanthropy, Hope has spent a good bit of his time making charitable contributions to important causes and organizations. One of the main people involved in the purpose of researching ways to end chronic disease is Dr. Aubrey de Grey.
Dr. Aubrey de Grey created SNES.org, a non-profit organization called Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescience Research Foundation (SNES). SNES is engaged in regenerative medicine and research. In 2009, SENS was co-founded by Aubrey de Grey, Michael Kope, Kevin Perrott, Jeff Hall, and Sarah Marr. In late 2010, Jason Hope contributed half a million dollars to SNES. Based on Jason Hope’s gift, the non-profit organization was able to create a new research laboratory at Cambridge University. More about of Jason Hope at City Scene.
Aubrey de Grey was also the co-founder of the Methuselah Foundation. Aubrey de Grey hatched the Methuselah Foundation with a fellow co-founder, David Gobel in 2003. Mr. Hope also was noted as saying about SNES that he supports SNES because he believes in the work that the organization is doing. Jason Hope also understands how vital SNES is when it comes to pursuing a cure for many diseases and study regenerative areas of the medical field.
Since 2010, Mr. Hope has given over 1 million dollars to SNES. Jason Hope is very confident that SNES will lead by example when it comes to redefining the pharmaceutical industries, healthcare industries, biotechnology industries, and other industries.
Besides SNES.org, Hope allows high school seniors and college students to submit ideas so that they can potentially receive $500 to 5 thousand dollars for their good ideas.
Regarding Jason Hope’s educational background, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Arizona State University (ASU). Mr. Hope also obtained an MBA from ASU’s School of Business.