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The Giving Nature of Jason Hope

In 2010, the entrepreneur Jason Hope donated $500,000 to SENS Foundation to support its research on rejuvenation biotechnologies. This was just one iteration of a huge drive by the global scientific community to fund research in rejuvenation treatments for age-related diseases. SENS is a non-profit founded in 2009 that remains based in California. It concentrates on big human aging-related diseases like Alzheimer’s, Atherosclerosis, and Diabetes. However, these are not its only areas of interest. There are many. Hope deeply feels that the work of SENS will revolutionize the medical world in these areas. Read more about Jason Hope at ideamensch.com

SENS is led by its CEO, Mike Kope. He is convinced that he is driving SENS toward this medical revolution He said Jason Hope’s substantial contribution was instrumental in helping them complete several projects in 2011. His words concerning Hope’s $500,000 donation were seconded by SENS chairman, Peter Thiel. In fact, it was Thiel who hosted the dinner and presentation event where the donation was first officially announced. SENS CSO, Aubrey de Grey stated that one of the biggest of these 2011 projects included research on arteriosclerosis, which is the hardening of the arteries, a leading cause of hypertension in the elderly.

It also contributes to long-sightedness and aging skin. Healthcare is not Hope’s philanthropic concern. Jason Hope is also a frequent financial giver to educational initiatives. Other than SENS, Jason Hope has been involved with such organization as Boys & Girls Club of Metropolitan Phoenix, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Desert Mountain States Chapter, The Tony Hawk Foundation, The Andre Agassi Foundation, True Colors Fund, The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation, Family Health International, Worldwide Orphans Foundation, T Gen Foundation, Teach for America Phoenix, and the International Foundation for Education and Self Help and the Arizona Science Center.

Hope resides in Scottsdale, Arizona with his family. Besides entrepreneurship, has a decided role as a futurist, philanthropist, and investor. He was raised in Tempe, Arizona. He is also extremely interested and involved in both state and national politics. After high school he obtained his undergraduate degree in Finance from Arizona State University, followed by earning an MBA from its W.P. Carey School of Business.

Learn more: http://cityscene.org/jason-hope-the-entrepreneur-from-arizona/

 

Clay Siegall Inspiring Biotech

Clay Siegall began his career in research as a Senior Research Investigator at the Bristol – Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute. Dr. Siegall was promoted as Principal Scientist before he bcame a Fellow and Biotechnology Fellow at the National Cancer Institute. Where he began to help launch Seattle Genetics.

Clay Siegall earned his Ph.D. in Gentics and ever since then has made a impact on cancer. Dr. Siegall works to lead the company to great advancements in cancer and ground breaking therapies for cancer patients commuted to important research and research developments to help cancer patients. Dr. Siegall helped Seattle Genetics develop the first antibody drug conjugated including ADCETRIS FDA approved in 2011. ADCETRIS is helping cancer patients in 60 countries. Dr. Siegall known as a leader in new cancer therapies and helps more by fundraisingfor Seattle Genetics raising $1.2 billion.

In result of Seattle Genetics to thrive in advancements in cancer treatments with innovative technology. With the University of Maryland Alumnus of the year for Computer, Math and Natural Science. Dr. Siegall is a very intelligent man with a passion to help others how humbling. Dr. Siegall is ground breaking intelligence to help cancer patients. Also named Paciffic Northwest Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year with his scientific achievements. Holding 15 patents with 70 scientific articles published his in depth knowledge in science and medical.

A mentor to young students all around Dr. Siegall inspires more than just his patients. Dr. Siegall strives to help others always putting them first. An honorable man that has knowledge to help others.

Dr. Siegall built Seattle Venice on a foundation of scientific innovation, rigourous research and drug development. Dr. Siegall has a passion for helping others. Clay Siegall is responsible for pioneering alternative drugs for cancer and other deblilitatis genectics disorders. His goal of medication to have a positive impact of those suffering with cancer. Dr. Siegalls role is to create innovative antibody based therapies. To help suffering cancer patients with out nasty side effects

 

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