2030 SENS Research Paper

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The modification that I think would be the most popular enhancement by 2030 focuses on one section of SENS (Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence) research currently being explored by biomedical gerontologist Aubrey de Grey. His foundation focuses on removing, restoring, substituting, and reducing cellular and molecular damaged that impacts human tissues as we age so that humans can potentially live for centuries (“Reimagined Research”). The organization recognizes seven different areas where this research can help humans, but I want to focus on one specific biotechnology that can improve the brain. AmyloSENS is a rejuvenation biotechnology that deals with removing extracellular aggregates from various parts of the body. The most common type of malformed protein is beta-amyloid which forms plaque that …show more content…

The article proposes these methods for people suffering with diseases such as Alzheimer’s, but I think this could be used for anyone that wants to evade death from an age related problem.
A benefit to this modification would be that a person would be able to avoid age-related causes of death dealing with this brain tissue. If everyone had access to this rejuvenating procedure, we could prolong our lives while also retaining our cognitive functions such as memory, social, and motor skills. This could change what humans today perceive to be the average life span. If we could keep our mental functioning intact, we could lead fulfilling lives 10 times longer than ever thought possible. Essentially we would be coming one step closer to

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