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Aubrey David Nicholas Jasper De Grey

20 April 1963 (1963-04-20) (age 59)
London, England
Nationality British
Education Harrow School
Alma mater Trinity Hall, Cambridge
(BA, PhD)
Occupation Chief science officer of the SENS Research Foundation
VP of New Technology discovery at AgeX Therapeutics
Adjunct professor at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
Known for
  • Work in Biogerontology
  • Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence (SENS)
  • Significant contribution to the Hadwiger–Nelson problem
Adelaide Carpenter
(m. 1991; div. 2017)
Parent(s) Cordelia de Grey

Aubrey David Nicholas Jasper de Grey (born 20 April 1963) is an English author. He is the Chief Science Officer of the SENS Research Foundation and VP of New Technology Discovery at AgeX Therapeutics, Inc.

Early life

De Grey was born and brought up in London, England.



De Grey thinks that it will be possible to stop aging. He thinks that the first human who will live more than 1,000 years was born.


De Grey is a cryonicist. He signed up with Alcor.

  • The Mitochondrial Free Radical Theory of Aging (1999, Cambridge University Press)
  • Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence: Why Genuine Control Of Aging May Be Foreseeable (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2004)
  • Ending Aging: The Rejuvenation Breakthroughs That Could Reverse Human Aging in Our Lifetime (with Michael Rae) (St. Martin's Press, 2008)
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