Vitalik Buterin Donates $2.4 Million In Ether To Anti-Aging Research

The SENS Research Foundation, a charity funding research for treating-age related diseases, has received a $2.4 million Ether donation from Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, according to a press release on the charity’s website Friday, Feb. 1.

The foundation was co-founded in 2009 by Aubrey de Grey, a gerontologist who is researching rejuvenative therapies to extend people’s biological ages, hoping to permit humans to live much longer than ever before.

Buterin, who is quoted in the press release as a “fan of Aubrey’s work since [he] first read Ending Aging [de Grey’s book] as a teenager”, also said: […]

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