Aubrey de Grey (Mikhail Voskresenskiy/Sputnik via AP Images)

Lead­ing an­ti-ag­ing re­searcher Aubrey de Grey ac­cused of sex­u­al ha­rass­ment by two col­leagues, in­clud­ing while one was a mi­nor

Two women came for­ward with sex­u­al ha­rass­ment al­le­ga­tions against a promi­nent an­ti-ag­ing re­searcher Tues­day evening, ac­cus­ing the sci­en­tist of mak­ing in­ap­pro­pri­ate re­marks while serv­ing as their men­tor as his or­ga­ni­za­tion looked the oth­er way.

Aubrey de Grey, CSO of the SENS Re­search Foun­da­tion, is al­leged to have en­gaged in preda­to­ry be­hav­ior to­ward Ce­line Halioua and Lau­ra Dem­ing, in­clud­ing while Dem­ing was a mi­nor. Halioua and Dem­ing wrote about their ex­pe­ri­ences with de Grey on their Twit­ter ac­counts and per­son­al web­sites, and as­sert­ed they fall in­to part of a larg­er pat­tern of ha­rass­ment and tox­i­c­i­ty sur­round­ing de Grey and SENS.

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