Ilia Stambler, PhD, is the Chief Science Officer and Chairman of “Vetek” (Seniority) Association – the Movement for Longevity and Quality of Life (Israel http://www.longevityisrael.org/). He is a fellow at the Department of Science, Technology and Society, Bar Ilan University, Israel, where he has received his PhD. His research has focused on the historical and social implications of aging and longevity research. He has also been involved in mathematical modeling of aging and aging-related diseases. He is the author of the books “A History of Life-extensionism in the Twentieth Century” and “Longevity Promotion: Multidisciplinary Perspectives” (www.longevityhistory.com).
He is actively involved in advocacy for aging and longevity research, serving as an executive committee member of the International Society on Aging and Disease (ISOAD http://www.isoad.org/) and International Longevity Alliance (ILA http://www.longevityalliance.org; www.longevityforall.org), fellow at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET https://ieet.org/), fellow and policy director at the Global Healthspan Policy Institute (GHPI https://healthspanpolicy.org/).
He has published over 60 academic papers (journal articles and book chapters) including in Progress in Neurobiology, Aging and Disease, Cancer Detection and Prevention, Rejuvenation Research, Current Aging Science, Global Aging, Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, Frontiers in Genetics, Geroscience, The Lancet Healthy Longevity, Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging, Encyclopedia of Biomedical Gerontology, and other scientific journals and books.