Aubrey De Grey

#95053
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
20, 1963
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
England

About

Known for heading the Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence (SENS) Research Foundation and for publishing a journal titled Rejuvenation Research, this prominent gerontologist penned several important works in his field, including The Mitochondrial Free Radical Theory of Aging (published in 1999) and Ending Aging (published in 2007).

Before Fame

He earned a computer science degree from the University of Cambridge and subsequently worked in the field of artificial intelligence.

Trivia

He outlined seven different types of age-related physical damage, including cellular loss and Mitochondrial mutations.

Family Life

He was raised in Cambridge, England, by a single mother, artist Cordelia de Grey. He later married Adelaide Carpenter.

Associated With

He and Russian scientist Ilya Ilyich Metchnikoff both made important contributions to the field of gerontology.