Ilia Stambler, Ph.D. is Chief Science Officer of “Vetek” (Seniority) Association — The Senior Citizens Movement (Israel).
Ilia earned his Ph.D. at the Department of Science, Technology and Society, Bar Ilan University, Israel. His research has focused on the historical and social implications of aging and life extension research. He is also involved in the mathematical modeling of aging and aging-related diseases.
He is the author of A History of Life-Extensionism in the Twentieth Century and Longevity Promotion: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. He is actively involved in advocacy for aging and longevity research, and is chair of the Israeli Longevity Alliance and executive committee member of the International Society on Aging and Disease. His papers have appeared 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, and other journals.
His papers include The tasks of longevity promotion: science, ethics and public policy — Potential presentation topics on longevity research, Position paper: The critical need to promote research of aging, The pursuit of longevity — The bringer of peace to the Middle East, Recognizing degenerative aging as a treatable medical condition: methodology and policy, Frequently asked questions on the ethics of lifespan and healthspan extension, The longevity movement building, Outreach materials for longevity promotion, Policy suggestions for the promotion of longevity research, development and treatment, Regulatory and policy frameworks for healthy longevity promotion, and Aging health and R&D for healthy longevity in WHO work program. Read the full list of his publications!