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. His thesis subject, and his main interest, is the History of Life-extensionism in the 20th Century (http://www.longevityhistory.com/). He speaks Hebrew, English, Russian, German and Yiddish. He is active in the Israeli chapter of the Humanity Plus, the Israeli Society for the Biology of Aging (http://www.bioaging.org.il/) and the International Longevity Alliance (http://www.longevityalliance.org/).