X-Message-Number: 13118
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 13:01:39 -0800 (PST)
From: Doug Skrecky <>
Subject: Paul Wakfer is moving forward

In Message #13115 "john grigg" <> wrote:

> Though the path here is strewn with pitfalls I find the possibilities still 
> fascinating.  I look forward to seeing how things turn out for Paul should 
> he be able to raise the support.  Everyone duck! lol  I am still saddened by 
> the lack of support for the Prometheus Project and look forward to seeing 
> him succeed via another route.
  I've been slowly plodding along with some fly toxicity experiments to
help things move along a bit. I believe I've some minor success, and this
will be reported on in future fly longevity updates. Cryoprotectant
toxicity is the only remaining significant block to successful reversible
whole organ cryopreservation.
  Paul's funding problems I attribute to the all-or-nothing nature of 
reversible organ cryopreservation. Either you succeed and become wealthy
or you don't, and wind up with nothing. 21'st Century Medicine will likely
be the victor, in any case in the race for the perfection of reversible

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