The world's richest man, Jeff Bezos wants to stop one from growing old. Reports coming from the US indicate that the Amazon founder has invested funding into a company dedicated to find out how to reverse the aging process.
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Altos Labs is a research-based company founded earlier this year which is hiring scientists with offers of sh.100 million annual salaries, per MIT Tech Review.
Citing people "briefed by the company," MIT Tech Review reported Altos Labs said Bezos was among its investors.
Bezos' investment office Bezos Expeditions didn't reply to MIT Tech Review when contacted for comment. It also did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Insider.
Bezos stepped down as CEO of Amazon in July. In a February letter to staff, he said he would spend his time on his philanthropic pursuits and passion projects, including his space exploration company Blue Origin .
MIT Tech Review reported Altos Labs would primarily focus on a technology called reprogramming, which works by adding proteins to a cell which essentially instruct it to revert to a stem-cell-like state.
"Although there are many hurdles to overcome, there is huge potential," Yamanaka told MIT Tech Review in an email.
MIT Tech Review reports Altos Labs plans to establish institutes in California, the UK, and Japan.
The company was formed following a two-day conference on anti-aging biotech at the Palo Alto mansion of Russian investor and tech mogul Yuri Milner , according to MIT Tech Review.
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