Ilia Stambler is an IEET Affiliate Scholar. He worked as a scientific writer at the Biophysical Schottenstein Center for the Research and Technology of the Cellome, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. He studied biomedical engineering in Moscow Polytechnical Institute, biology at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and has an MA in English literature from Bar-Ilan University. Ilia received his PhD degree at the Department of Science, Technology and Society, at Bar-Ilan University. He is the author of the book A History of Life-extensionism in the 20th Century (http://www.longevityhistory.com/) and research works on longevity science, advocacy and history (http://www.longevityhistory.com/articles/ab7.php). He speaks Hebrew, English, Russian, German and Yiddish. He is active in the Israeli technoprogressive community (http://www.singulariut.com/). He is chairman of the Israeli Longevity Alliance / International Longevity Alliance (Israel) (http://longevityisrael.org/). He acts as the outreach coordinator and an executive committee member of the International Society on Aging and Disease (ISOAD http://isoad.org/) and coordinates the grassroots research and advocacy network Longevity for All (http://www.longevityforall.org/).