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Lifeboat Foundation SAB Reaches 500 Members

The Lifeboat Foundation Scientific Advisory Board reaches 500 members.
January 10, 2008 — Martine Rothblatt, American lawyer, author, and entrepreneur joins our Scientific Advisory Board, becoming our 500th member. She joins Ray Kurzweil, Nobel Laureates Sir Clive W.J. Granger, Eric S. Maskin, and Wole Soyinka, and many other luminaries, to participate in the Lifeboat Foundation goal of “Safeguarding Humanity”.
The Lifeboat Foundation Scientific Advisory Board is broken up into 27 subboards ranging from Human Trajectories to Particle Physics to Space Settlement and has developed 24 programs ranging from a BioShield program to a NanoShield Program to a SecurityPreserver Program. More information about these programs is available at
Martine started United Therapeutics (NASDAQ: UTHR) in 1996 and has served as Chairman & CEO since its inception. Her company develops and/or commercializes unique analogs of natural molecules for cardiopulmonary disorders, novel monoclonal antibodies for certain cancers, small glycobiologicals for infectious diseases, telemedical services (including for International Space Station astronauts) and nutriceuticals. She has many, many, more accomplishments. Learn about them at
LF International Spokesperson Philippe Van Nedervelde says, “We were very lucky to get Martine on board with her many accomplishments ranging from founding United Therapeutics, creating Sirius Satellite Radio, to launching the Terasem Movement which is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charity endowed for the purpose of educating the public on the practicality and necessity of greatly extending human life, consistent with diversity and unity, via geoethical nanotechnology and personal cyberconsciousness.”
For more information about the LF SAB, please click here.

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The Lifeboat Foundation is a nonprofit nongovernmental organization dedicated to encouraging scientific advancements while helping humanity survive existential risks and possible misuse of increasingly powerful technologies, including genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and robotics/AI, as we move towards a technological singularity.
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