Jason Hope was born and raised in Tempe, Arizona and attended Arizona State University where he graduated with a degree in finance and later earned his masters in business administration from W.P. Carey School of Business. He later on became popularly known in the world of business as an expert in all matters of business few years after graduating. He developed a strong passion for philanthropy and scientific research and donated to the SENS (Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence) Foundation and he envisions a future of fulfilment.
Jason Hope now stays in Scottsdale, Arizona and he continues to extend his effort to the institutions in the region that focus on disease cures, scientific research, disease prevention, education and biotechnology. He promotes the ideas he believes in, seeking education from within and outside the classroom. Jason hope has worked with Leukemia and Lymphoma Societies Desert Mountain States Chapter, The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation, The Ande Agassi Foundation, Worldwide Orphans and Family Health International.
There have been efforts that seek to scientifically seek to maintain youth and slow down the process of aging, and Jason hope is an entrepreneur who has dedicated his influence and money to SENS foundation to enable this cause to come to be. SENS was founded in 2009 as a non-profit organization with a primary objective of tackling diseases related to age. Hope is proactive and wants much spent on the disease prevention as it is spent on treatment and donated $500,000 to the foundation in 2010 and enabled it to build a laboratory in Cambridge and pursued new research initiatives.
Jason Hope’s recent financial support goes to the development of AGE-breakers. These are treatments that target advanced glycation end-products. Scientists have discovered that a substance called glucospane is responsible for most AGES in humans and the scientists at SENS are working on efforts to figure out how to remove glucospane from the tissue.
Although Hope is a professional who has invested in SENS Foundation, his activities with the foundation are purely philanthropic. Peter Thiel is also enthusiastic about anti-aging research and donated $3.5 in 2006 to help the pilot projects of SENS Foundation. They are among the few entrepreneurs who invest a portion of their wealth into the future of humanity. They have a personal passion for philanthropy. British bio gerontologist Dr. Aubrey de Grey is the Chief Science Officer of SENS and a leading voice in the field of anti-aging.
About Jason Hope: international.uky.edu/ihss/staff/jason-hope