Ilia Stambler, PhD, is a researcher at
First name: Ilia
Date of birth: February 20, 1972
Place of birth: Belz.
Aliyah: December 30, 1990
Marital status: Single
Cellular phone: +972-52-2283-578
English, Hebrew, Russian – full proficiency
Yiddish, French, German – reading proficiency
2005–2012 PhD, Department of Science,
Technology and Society
Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies.
Thesis title: A History of Life-Extensionism in the Twentieth Century
MA in English Literature
(with a thesis), English Department,
Thesis title: Heroism and Heroic Death in Nineteenth Century Literature
1994–1998 BA in English Literature (Cum
Laude), English Department,
1993–1994 Courses in Biology and Computing, The
1991–1993 Studies of Biology, Biology Department,
The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology,
1989–1990 Studies of Bio-Medical Engineering, The
Department of Bio-Medical Devices, The
Institute for Instruments Development and Manufacturing,
1979–1989 High School No. 22, Balashikha, Moscow
District (Cum Laude)
researcher. Department of Science, Technology and Society,
2002–2012 Scientific writer. The Biophysical
2002 Translating of patents in
biotechnology (Russian-English). Information Concepts Inc.,
2002 Special project:
Translation of “A Window to the Future” brochure
(English-Russian). Publications Department, Weizmann Institute of Science,
1999–2001 Translating of new immigrants’
Research and Development projects
(Russian-Hebrew-English), The Western Negev Initiative Center (Technological Incubator),
1999–2002 Instructor in the Reading &
Writing Laboratory. The
Department of English as a Foreign Language, Bar-
Public activity and membership in international associations :
2005–present Coordinator. Israeli Chapter of Humanity Plus (formerly World Transhumanist Association) http://humanityplus.org/get-involved-2/chapters-of-humanity/ Blog http://www.singulariut.com/
Affiliate Scholar. The Institute for Ethics and Emerging
2012–present Member of the Biotech/Medical Board and Life Extension Board. The Lifeboat Foundation http://lifeboat.com/ex/bios.ilia.stambler
2014-present Coordinator. Longevity for All http://www.longevityforall.org/
2014-present Regional coordinator. Longecity http://www.longecity.org/forum/forum/321-regional-forums/
Coordinator. Israeli Longevity
2012-present Co-author and promoter of the “Law
Proposal for the Establishment of the National Advisory Committee for the
Promotion of Longevity and Quality of Life for the Elderly Population” in I
LIST OF SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS (reprints are available upon request)
(a) Books and Book Chapters:
1. Stambler I. A History of Life-Extensionism in the Twentieth Century, Longevity History, 2011, 2014 http://www.longevityhistory.com/
(b) Refereed articles in scientific journals:
1. Guejes L, Zurgil N, Stambler I, Gilburd B, Shoenfeld Y, Deutsch M. The influence of different cultivating conditions on polymorphonuclear leukocyte apoptotic process in vitro, II: Ultrastructural characteristics of PMN populations incubated with proteinase 3 anti-neutrophil autoantibodies. Ultrastructural Pathology, 29, 37-51, 2005.
2. Blokh D, Afrimzon E, Stambler I, Korech E, Shafran Y, Zurgil N, Deutsch M. Breast cancer detection by Michaelis-Menten constants via linear programming. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 85, 210-213, 2006.
4. Blokh D, Stambler I, Afrimzon E, Shafran Y, Korech E, Sandbank J, Orda R, Zurgil N, Deutsch M. The information-theory analysis of Michaelis–Menten constants for detection of breast cancer. Cancer Detection and Prevention, 31, 489–498, 2007.
5. Blokh D, Zurgil N, Stambler I, Afrimzon E, Shafran Y, Korech E, Sandbank J, Deutsch M. An information-theoretical model for breast cancer detection. Methods of Information in Medicine, 47, 322-327, 2008.
6. Blokh D, Stambler I, Afrimzon E, Platkov M, Shafran Y, Korech E, Sandbank J, Zurgil N, Deutsch M. Comparative analysis of cell parameter groups for breast cancer detection. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 94, 239-249, 2009.
7. Stambler I. Life extension – a conservative enterprise? Some fin-de-siècle and early twentieth-century precursors of transhumanism. Journal of Evolution and Technology, 21, 13-26, 2010.
8. Blokh D and Stambler I. Estimation of Heterogeneity in Diagnostic Parameters of Age-related Diseases. Aging and Disease, 5, 218-225, 2014.
9. Stambler I. The unexpected outcomes of anti-aging, rejuvenation and life extension studies: an origin of modern therapies. Rejuvenation Research, 17, 297-305, 2014.
10. Stambler I.
The pursuit of longevity – The bringer of peace to the
11. Stambler I and Khaltourina D. Biology of Aging and Non-Communicable Diseases as a Global Priority. Global Aging 9 (2), 11-14, 2014.
12. Jin K, Simpkins JW, Ji X, Leis M and Stambler I. The critical need to promote research of aging and aging-related diseases to improve health and longevity of the elderly population. Aging and Disease, 6 (1), 1-5, 2015.
14. Blokh D and
15. Blokh D and Stambler I. Applying information theory analysis for the solution of biomedical data processing problems. American Journal of Bioinformatics, 3 (1), 17-29, 2015.
18. Blokh D and Stambler I. The application of Information Theory for the research of aging and aging-related diseases. Progress in Neurobiology. Review. 2015.
(c) Book Reviews:
(d) Presentation of papers at scientific meetings:
Stambler I. A history of
life-extensionism in the 20th century. Between reductionism and holism: from
subtraction and addition toward balance. The 12th Yearly
Conference of the
5. Stambler I. The unexpected outcomes of lifespan extension studies: an origin of modern therapies. The 8th European Congress of Biogerontology, Beer Sheva, March 10-13, 2013 (Invited speaker. Member of the congress organizing committee).
I. On the history of
life-extension research: Does the whole have parts? Sixth SENS Conference
(SENS6). Reimagine Aging. Queens’ College –
8. Stambler I. The Pursuit of Longevity – The Bringer of Peace to the
9. Stambler I. The need for public support for aging and longevity research.
Pathways to Healthy Longevity.
11. Stambler I. The use of information theory for the study of aging,
aging related diseases and healthy longevity. 2014 International Conference
on Aging and Disease (2014 ICAD),
12. Stambler I.
The relation of Longevity Research and General Medicine - an Historical
Overview. The ELPI Third Symposium on Pathways to Indefinite Lifespans and
The Common Task of Healthy Life Extension, in
14. Stambler I. The critical need to promote research of aging. 2016 International Conference on Aging and Disease (2016 ICAD), Stanford, California, US, October 1-2, 2016 (Invited Speaker. Panel Chair. Organizer of the panel: “Public support for aging research”).
Additional information: Dissertation reviewZealley B, de Grey A.D.N.J. Commentary on Some Recent Theses Relevant to Combating Aging: December 2012. Rejuvenation Research 15(6), 629-630, 2012.