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Shmuel Harofeh Hospital Affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
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Research and development

Research and development

Due to the aging of the world population, and Israel's population in particular, and the consequent rise in aging-related diseases, there is a vital need to promote the study of aging and aging-related diseases as a means to improve the healthy life expectancy of the elderly population. The research and development branch of the "Shmuel Harofe" geriatric hospital advances research and development to diagnose, treat and prevent aging-related diseases and promote healthy longevity, within the hospital and in the community, and fosters cooperation in the field in Israel and internationally.

Dr. Ilia Stambler - Director of Research and Development

Dr. Ilia Stambler has received his PhD at the Department of Science, Technology and Society, Bar Ilan University, Israel. His studies have focused on the social implications of aging and longevity research. He has also been involved in mathematical modeling of aging and aging-related diseases.

He is the author of the books "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 (, serving as chief science officer of Vetek (Seniority) – the Movement for Longevity and Quality of Life ( and executive committee member of the International Society on Aging and Disease (,  International Longevity Alliance ( and Global Healthspan Policy Institute (

His research papers have appeared in Progress in NeurobiologyAging and Disease, Cancer Detection and Prevention, Rejuvenation Research, Current Aging Science, Global Aging, Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, Frontiers in GeneticsGeroscience, and other journals. 



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