Albert Hofmann not only invented LSD, but invented and took a daily dose of Hydergine, a dementia preventative that may reduce mitochondrial damage to cells in the brain.
Interestingly enough, I was thinking about Hofmann a few days ago when I was biking through my beautiful neighborhood, taking in the glory of all the floral colors and every shade of green. I laughed to myself that it was like I was celebrating centenarian Hofmann -- who was still living the last I had read -- by reenacting Bicycle Day. I made a mental note to follow up on him later, though I forgot. As it turns out, that happened to be the day he died.
103 year old appointed to the Order of Canada
6 years ago