Antiaging science’s most prominent prophet, Aubrey de Grey, has been removed from his post as chief science officer at SENS Research Foundation, the organization he co-founded more than a decade ago, over concerns he was interfering in an investigation of sexual-harassment allegations against him.
Since June, De Grey had been on administrative leave, while the foundation conducted an independent inquiry into the allegations. And though that investigation remains ongoing, the SENS Foundation board of directors decided to “separate from Dr. de Grey, effective immediately,” according to a statement issued late Saturday evening. A spokesperson for the foundation confirmed that he is no longer an employee.
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