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A History of Life-Extensionism in the Twentieth Century, Longevity History, 2014. Ilia Stambler.

Longevity Promotion: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Longevity History, 2017. Ilia Stambler.

The unexpected outcomes of anti-aging, rejuvenation and life extension studies: an origin of modern therapies. Ilia Stambler.  Rejuvenation Research, 17, 297-305, 2014.

The pursuit of longevity – The bringer of peace to the Middle East. Ilia Stambler.  Current Aging Science, 6, 25-31, 2014.

The critical need to promote research of aging and aging-related diseases to improve health and longevity of the elderly population. Kunlin Jin, James W. Simpkins, Xunming Ji, Miriam Leis, Ilia Stambler.  Aging and Disease, 6 (1), 1-5, 2015

“The critical need to promote research of aging…” in 12 languages

Stop Aging Disease! ICAD 2014. Ilia Stambler.  Aging and Disease, 6 (2), 76-94, 2015

Information theoretical analysis of aging as a risk factor for heart disease. David Blokh and Ilia Stambler. Aging and Disease, 6 (3), 196-207, 2015

The application of information theory for the research of aging and aging-related diseases. David Blokh and Ilia Stambler. Progress in Neurobiology, 157, 158-173, 2017

Elie Metchnikoff – the founder of longevity science and a founder of modern medicine: In honor of the 170th anniversary. Ilia Stambler. Advances in Gerontology, 28 (2), 207-217, 2015.

Has aging ever been considered healthy? Ilia Stambler. Frontiers in Genetics. Genetics of Aging, 6, 00202, 2015

Active and Healthy Longevity – Glossary. Ilia Stambler. 2017.

Some potential interventions to ameliorate degenerative aging. Ilia Stambler. 2016. 



Recognizing degenerative aging as a treatable medical condition: methodology and policy. Ilia Stambler. Aging and Disease, 8(5), 583-589, 2017.

Pursuing the Longevity Dividend: Scientific Goals for an Aging World. S. Jay Olshansky et al. 2007

The Longevity Dividend Signatories. 12 September 2006


The New Age of Aging (Global Healthspan Policy Institute). 2016

The new age of aging

Biology of Ageing as a Global Priority (Global Ageing – International Federation on Ageing). 2015

Biology of Ageing as a Global Priority

Classifying aging as a disease in the context of ICD-11. Alex Zhavoronkov and Bhupinder Bhullar. Frontiers in Genetics. 04 November 2015.

It is time to classify biological aging as a disease. Sven Bulterij, Raphaella S. Hull, Victor C. E. Björk and Avi G. Roy. Frontiers in Genetics. 18 June 2015.

Degenerative Aging as a Medical Condition. Ilia Stambler. January 1, 2016.

Extending Life: Scientific Prospects and Political Obstacles. Richard Miller. 2002.

The demographic and biomedical case for late-life interventions in aging. Michael J. Rae, Robert N. Butler, Judith Campisi, Aubrey D. N. J. de Grey, Caleb E. Finch, Michael Gough, George M. Martin, Jan Vijg, Kevin M. Perrott, Barbara J. Logan. Science Translational Medicine, 2, 40cm21, 2010.

Substantial Health and Economic Returns from Delayed Aging May Warrant a New Focus for Medical Research. Goldman, Dana P, David M Cutler, John W Rowe, Pierre-Carl Michaud, Jeffrey Sullivan, Jay S Olshansky, and Desi Peneva. 2013. Health Affairs, 32 (10), 1698-1705, 2013.

Aging: the Longevity Dividend. Edited by S. Jay Olshansky. 2015–eqskudatarq=1075

Medical research: Treat ageing. Luigi Fontana, Brian K. Kennedy, Valter D. Longo, Douglas Seals& Simon Melov. Fontana et al. Nature 511, 2014.

Hallmarks of Aging. Carlos López-Otín, Maria A. Blasco, Linda Partridge, Manuel Serrano, Guido Kroemer. Cell 153, 2013.

Pillars of Aging. Aging: a common driver of chronic diseases and a target for novel interventions
. Buck Institute. 2014

Geroscience: Linking Aging to Chronic Disease. Brian K. Kennedy et al. Cell 159 (4), 6 November 2014.

Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence (SENS) Research Overview. 2015

The aging-disease false dichotomy: understanding senescence as pathology. David Gems. Frontiers in Genetics 6, 2015

What difference would it make if cancer were eradicated? An examination of the Taeuber Paradox. Nathan Keyfitz, Demography, 14 (4), 411-418, 1977

Living Long and Well: Prospects for a Personalized Approach to the Medicine of Ageing. Georg Fuellen et al. 2015

Chronographic Theory of Development, Aging, and Origin of Cancer: Role of Chronomeres and Printomeres. Alexey M Olovnikov. 2015 ·

Testing of Geroprotectors in Experiments on Cell Cultures: Choosing the Correct Model System. Alexander Khokhlov. 2014

The Big Biological Clock – An Introduction to Integral Medicine (in Russian). Vladimir Dilman. 1982

Overview of Dilman’s homeostasis theory of aging in English



Should India Promote Scientific Research on Aging? Kalluri Subba Rao. 2008.

Geriatrics and Gerontology: Neglected Areas of Research in Most Developing Countries. Aftab Ahmad and Shoji Komai. 2015.

Great desire for extended life and health amongst the American public. Yoni Donner, Kristen Fortney, Stuart R. Calimport, Karl Pfleger, Munjal Shah and Joe Betts-LaCroix. Frontiers in Genetics. 2016.

Life extension: A biomedical goal? Scientific prospects, ethical concerns. Gaia Barazzetti, Massimo Reichlin. Swiss Medical Weekly, 141, w13181, 2011.

2013 Pew Survey. Living to 120 and Beyond.

2013 CARP Radical Life Extension Poll

Should we cure aging. Joao Pedro de Magalhaes. 2013

The scientific quest for lasting youth: prospects for curing aging. Joao Pedro de Magalhaes. 2014.

Ethical Perspectives in Biogerontology. Sebastian Sethe and João Pedro de Magalhães. 2013.

The Tasks of Longevity Promotion: Science, Ethics and Public Policy – Potential presentation topics on longevity research (presentation). Ilia Stambler. 2016.

Frequently Asked Questions on the Ethics of Lifespan and Healthspan Extension. Ilia Stambler. 2017.



International Longevity Month. 2016-2017

International Longevity Day. October 1. 2015

International Longevity Day. October 1. 2013-2014

Metchnikoff Day – May 15, 2015 – in honor of the Founder of Gerontology

Future Day – Theme “Longevity” – March 1, 2013

A Celebration Of The Oldest Person On Record: Calment’s Day – February 21, 2016.

Special section on “Public Support for Research of Aging and Aging-related Diseases” at the International Conference on Aging and Disease of the International Society on Aging and Disease (ISOAD) at Stanford CA, October 1-2, 2016



South Korea – 2007 – The law proposal for the support of scientific and technological research of aging

Ukraine – 2013 – Proposal for the National Longevity Program

Israel – 2012 – Law Proposal for the Establishment of the National Advisory Committee for the Promotion of Longevity and Quality of Life for the Elderly Population

The US 21st Century Cures Act – Consultation 2015.

WHO Global Strategy and Action Plan on Ageing and Health (GSAP) – Consultation 2015.



“The Critical Need to Promote Research of Aging and Aging-related Diseases to Improve Health and Longevity of the Elderly Population” Aging and Disease, International Society on Aging and Disease (ISOAD), 2015

“The Critical Need to Promote Research of Aging” (full texts in 9 languages, and partial translations in 3 languages)

Gerontological Manifesto. 2016

Longevity is the common language. The “Longevity Manifesto” of Longevity for All (in 32 languages). 2014