SuperD dewar arrived today
The SuperD (or Superdewar), designed by Steve Graber, was delivered today. We expect this to house between 9 and 11 Whole Body Patients with much lower per-patient boil off than our existing Bigfoot model. The post SuperD dewar arrived today appeared first on Alcor News.
Case report for A-2889, Mark Lee Miller, published
New case report published on a case that occurred at the very end of 2015. Full report A-2889 Case Report. The post Case report for A-2889, Mark Lee Miller, published appeared first on Alcor News.
A-1152 becomes Alcor’s 149th Patient on October 2, 2016
Scott Toth, A-1152, a non-confidential neurocryopreservation member, was pronounced on October 4, 2016 in Florida, USA. Scott became Alcor’s 149th patient on October 6, 2016. Because he was found after clinical death and because he was a Medical Examiner’s case, no cryoprotection was possible. Fortunately, no autopsy was performed. With an unusually large storm expected […] The post A-1152 becomes...
Alcor Welcomes Michael Anzis to the Board of Directors
We are glad to announce that at the January 14, 2017 Alcor Board meeting, Michael Anzis was invited to join the Alcor Board of Directors. This fills in the last open position on Alcor’s 9-person board. You can find a short bio on the Directors page. The post Alcor Welcomes Michael Anzis to the Board of Directors appeared first on Alcor News.
Link Roundup 1/6
Wait But Why, April 2016, “Why Cryonics Makes Sense” – This is probably now the most read piece in history about the pros and cons of cryonics. It was republished with permission in our magazine. Eight months later, our website still gets decent traffic from this article, and no link roundup would be complete without […] The post Link Roundup 1/6 appeared first on Alcor News.
Alcor Welcomes Two New Directors and Six New Advisors
When we put out a call in mid-October for potential new Directors and Advisors, we were not expecting such a strong response. A good number of intelligent, talented, and experienced individuals stepped forth. We are glad to announce that at the December 17, 2016 Alcor Board meeting, two individuals were invited to join the Alcor […] The post Alcor Welcomes Two New Directors and Six New Advisors ap...
A-1175 becomes Alcor’s 148th Patient on August 26, 2016
Member A-1175, a neurocryopreservation member of many years standing, was found clinically dead on August 19, 2016. On Friday, August 26, 2016, he arrived at Alcor on dry ice and became Alcor’s 148th patient at the age of 68. The A-1175 full case report has been published and is available from Cases: http://alcor.org/cases.html The post A-1175 becomes Alcor’s 148th Patient on August 26, 2016 appea...
Alcor Northern California Meeting
WHEN: October 23rd, 4:00 pm WHERE: Cypress Point Lakes Condominium Complex 505 Cypress Point Dr., Mountain View, CA HOST: Mark Galeck – phone 650-772-1251 Please bring food, we always have a potluck at the meetings. You can also bring a swimsuit and towel, there is sauna here and hot-tub. It takes a while to get […] The post Alcor Northern California Meeting appeared first on Alcor News.