Cryopreservation

Freeze your brain at death to hopefully reanimate in the future.

Resources

Alcor Life Extension Foundation – http://www.alcor.org/
Cryonics is the science of using ultra-cold temperature to preserve human life with the intent of restoring good health when technology becomes available to do so.

Cryonics Institute – http://www.cryonics.org/
Our objective is not profit, but to help our members who choose cryopreservation to have an opportunity live again to see a brighter future.

Trans Time – http://www.transtime.com/
Cares for people while the medical treatment for their illness can be discovered.

Suspended Animation – http://suspendedanimationlabs.com/
Biotechnology company that develops hypothermia inducing techniques and technologies.

Latests News

Alcor Cryopreservation Charges Unchanged – Alcor – 19-Sep-2017
Annual Meeting agreed to leave minimums 2011 levels.
Neuro: $80,000
Whole Body: $200,000

Lifting The Lid On Cryonics – Billionaire – 17-Aug-2017
An estimated 2,500 bodies around the world have been ‘frozen’ in the hope of some future resurrection.
This is technically not freezing but vitrification, in which the body is treated with chemicals and chilled to super-cold temperatures so that molecules are locked in place and a solid is formed.
COMMENT: I think currently its better to spend your money on life extension treatments, but if you’re in your last days and have the money – why not?

New procedure wins Brain Preservation Prize – Kurzweil AI – 9-Feb-2016
21st Century Medicine team has won the Small Mammal Brain Preservation Prize and get about £18,000.
Demonstrated that their protocol preserves the entire connectome of a rabbit brain including cell membranes, synapses, and intracellular structures such as synaptic vesicles.
Test is on an isolated brain to can’t check that functionality, memories or personality in tact.
Highlights how much a of a last-chance gamble cryopreservation currently is.

Want to Live Forever? What It Costs to Get a Shot at It –  MoneyTalksNews – 20-Nov-2015
Cryonics – the practice of preserving people then reanimating them at some future date.
A few hundred bodies worldwide have been preserved after death this way since 1967 by companies like Alcor and the Cryonics Institute.
Fees range from $30,000 to about $200,000 total.
Save money by only preserving your head.
People declared legally dead have virtually no rights, so keeping money out of the hands of your heirs and set aside for your future use becomes problematic.