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  • Link Roundup 8/12
    We’re very proud of our patient care bay, but of course we think about a future in which many thousands of patients are under our care. Turns out there are others thinking about this same future, and so you might enjoy this article on Timeship, an ambitious project intended to be a Noah’s Ark to […] The post Link Roundup 8/12 appeared first on Alcor News.
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  • Cryonics Survey
    Melanie Swan is doing a cryonics survey for members of existing cryonics organizations and supporters for an upcoming scholarly publication. It takes around 15 minutes to complete. If you are interested in taking the survey, click on the following link: Cryonics Survey The post Cryonics Survey appeared first on Alcor News.
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  • Alcor Northern California Meeting
    WHERE: 505 Cypress Point Drive, Mountain View, CA – the clubhouse WHEN: 4:00 pm, Sunday, July 23rd CONTACT: 650-772-1251 JOIN US: Please bring food for the potluck. We also have a sauna, hot-tub and pool here, if you are so inclined. The post Alcor Northern California Meeting appeared first on Alcor News.
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  • Robert Whitaker A-1649, becomes Alcor’s 152nd Patient on June 4, 2017
    Robert Whitaker (A-1649), a public, neuro member, was pronounced on June 3, 2017 in Columbia, SC and became Alcor’s 152nd patient on June 4, 2017. On Saturday June 3rd at 16:25, Medical Response Director Josh Lado received a Telemed alert that Robert Whitaker was found clinically deceased at home. His personal assistant had gone out […] The post Robert Whitaker A-1649, becomes Alcor’s 152nd Patien...
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  • JoAnn Martin (A-1151) becomes Alcor’s 151st patient on May 25, 2017
    JoAnn Martin (A-1151), the wife of former Alcor Board Member Saul Kent, was pronounced on May 25, 2017 at 11:04 in Riverside, California. She is a public, whole body member. JoAnn was initially taken by ambulance to the ER, accompanied by her nurse, around 14:30 PT on May 24th with generalized pain and shortness of […] The post JoAnn Martin (A-1151) becomes Alcor’s 151st patient on May 25, 2017 ap...
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  • Jo Ann Martin (A-1151) becomes Alcor’s 151st patient on June 3, 2017
    Jo Ann Martin (A-1151), the wife of former Alcor Board Member Saul Kent, was pronounced on May 25, 2017 at 11:04 in Riverside, California. She is a public, whole body member. She was rushed to the hospital in the early morning after having shortness of breath. JoAnn was initially taken by ambulance to the ER, […] The post Jo Ann Martin (A-1151) becomes Alcor’s 151st patient on June 3, 2017 appeare...
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  • Catherine Baldwin Steps Down from the Alcor Board of Directors
    Effectively immediately, Catherine Baldwin has stepped down as a director of Alcor and as a director of the Alcor Patient Care Trust Board. After ten years as Chief Operating Officer of Suspended Animation, Catherine is retiring at the end of July to pursue other interests. Saul Kent will remain SA’s Chief Executive Officer, while SA’s […] The post Catherine Baldwin Steps Down from the Alcor Board...
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  • A-2998, Meihuei Kao, becomes Alcor’s 150th Patient on February 22 2017
    Meihuei Kao, A-2998, a non-confidential whole body member, was pronounced on February 19, 2017 in Tijuana, Mexico. Meihuei became Alcor’s 150th patient on February 22, 2017. Josh Lado, Alcor’s Medical Response Director, received a phone call from an Alcor director on Sunday, February 19, 2017. The director explained that they had received a phone call […] The post A-2998, Meihuei Kao, becomes Alco...
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  • Link Roundup 3/5
    In January we celebrated the cryopreservation of the first person, James Bedford, who remains preserved at Alcor today. Several publications covered the milestone, and of course Alcor has written extensively about Bedford as well. Bedford became an Alcor patient in 1991. Southern Cryonics is getting ready to break ground on a new cryonics facility in […] The post Link Roundup 3/5 appeared first on...
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  • 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.
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  • Cryopreservation Minimums Unchanged
    At the 2016 Annual Meeting, cryopreservation minimums were left unchanged, remaining at the levels set in 2011. These minimums remain: Neuro: $80,000 (or $100,000 to receive a waiver of the $180/year Comprehensive Member Standby fee). Whole Body: $200,000 (or $220,000 to receive a waiver of the $180/year CMS fee). Look for an article in Cryonics […] The post Cryopreservation Minimums Unchanged app...
  • Massive Dues Reduction for Members of 40+ Years
    In recent years, Alcor has introduced discounts in membership dues for long-term members. Effective immediately, a new dues discount has been introduced. Anyone who has been a member for 40 years or longer will have their dues reduced to $60 per year ($15/quarter). This is around 11% of the current full rate for a first […] The post Massive Dues Reduction for Members of 40+ Years appeared first on...
  • 2016 Annual Meeting Elections
    Here are the results of the elections at the Alcor Annual Meeting on September 10, 2016: DIRECTORS After serving as a board member since 2001, Saul Kent did not stand for re-election, but remains an Alcor Advisory Board member. Alcor is grateful for his many years of service and activism, and for his key role […] The post 2016 Annual Meeting Elections appeared first on Alcor News.
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  • Annual Meeting of the Alcor Board, September 9-11, 2016
    The public portion of the Annual Meeting will take place on Saturday September 10. The public board meeting is expected to start later than standard. The public sessions are expected to run from 11:45 am to 2:45 pm on Saturday. The public part of the meeting will include officer and director elections and board reports. The post Annual Meeting of the Alcor Board, September 9-11, 2016 appeared firs...
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