Cryonicists get together in New York - Reason reports back


Reason reports back from 1st Alcor New York Science Symposium organized by Alcor New York.
Local organizations capable of coordinating standby and transport are essential.
In general, cryonicists have a strong interest in not dying if all possible.
Joao de Magelhaes is involved in setting up the UK Cryonics and Cryopreservation Research Network.
One 1 of the 15 people cryopreserved from 1966-1973 remains due to the unprofessional early initiatives.
The success of cryopreservation depends upon delivery of cryoprotectant to the brain, efficiently and rapidly.
European Biostasis Foundation (EBF) outlined their efforts to build a professional cryonics provider in Switzerland.

No surprise there is a big overlap in interest in life extension from the cryonics community

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Resource Alcor

Resource João Pedro de Magalhães - Microbiologist at the University of Liverpool studying ageing using computational and experimental approaches.

Resource UK Cryonics and Cryopreservation Research Network - Group of UK researchers advancing research in cryopreservation and its applications.

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