Scientific Advisory Board

Örn Adalsteinsson, PhD

Life Extension® Scientific Advisory Board Chairman, Dr. Adalsteinsson holds a master's and doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is specialized in human therapeutics including vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, product development, nutraceuticals, formulations, artificial intelligence, hormones and nutritional supplementation. He has contributed to articles and peer-reviewed publications and served as an editor for the Journal of Medicinal Food.

Richard Black, DO

A dedicated physician of nuclear medicine, who is an independent contracting practitioner in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Black is board certified in both internal and nuclear medicine and is licensed to practice medicine in multiple states.

John Boik, PhD

Author of two cancer therapy books, Natural Compounds in Cancer Therapy (2001) and Cancer and Natural Medicine (1996). Dr. Boik holds a doctorate from the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. While his research at MD Anderson Cancer Center was focused on screening models to identify promising new anticancer drugs. He conducted his postdoctoral training at Stanford University Department of Statistics.

Aubrey de Grey, PhD

Trained as a biomedical gerontologist, Dr. de Grey serves as Editor-in-Chief of Rejuvenation Research, the world's highest-impact peer-reviewed journal focused on intervention in aging. He is a Fellow of both the Gerontological Society of America and the American Aging Association. He also sits on the editorial and scientific advisory boards of numerous journals and organizations. Dr. de Grey received his BA and PhD from the University of Cambridge in 1985 and 2000, respectively.

Frank Eichhorn, MD

A urologist specializing in prostate cancer for more than a decade, Dr. Eichhorn’s integrative approach to prostate cancer enables him to work with international experts focused on improving treatment outcomes. Their special focus is on natural and translational medicine. He also serves as a prostate cancer consultant at the Urologische Klinik Castringius, Planegg, Munich. Dr. Eichhorn is in private practice in Bad Reichenhall, Germany.

Deborah F. Harding, MD

Founder of the Harding Anti-Aging Center, Dr. Harding is double board-certified in internal and sleep disorder medicine. She also earned the Cenegenics certification in age management medicine. Dr. Harding serves as a faculty member of the University of Central Florida Medical School.

Steven B. Harris, MD

President and Research Director at Critical Care Research (a 21st Century medicine company in Rancho Cucamonga, CA), Dr. Harris participates in groundbreaking hypothermia, cryothermia and ischemia research. His research interests include antioxidant and dietary-restriction effects.

Sandra C. Kaufmann, MD

Founder of The Kaufmann Anti-Aging Institute and the author of the book The Kaufmann Protocol: Why We Age and How to Stop It (2018), Dr. Kaufmann’s expertise is in the practical application of anti-aging research. She is fellowship trained and a board-certified pediatric anesthesiologist. She also serves as Chief of Anesthesia at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood, FL.

Peter H. Langsjoen, MD, FACC

Working as a cardiologist, Dr. Langsjoen specializes in congestive heart failure, primary and statin-induced diastolic dysfunction and other heart diseases. He is a leading authority on coenzyme Q10, having been involved with its clinical application since 1983. He is a founding and executive committee member of the International Coenzyme Q10 Association, a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of numerous other medical associations.

Dipnarine Maharaj, MD, MB, ChB, FRCP (Glasgow), FRCP (Edinburgh), FRCPath., FACP

Medical Director of the South Florida Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplant Institute, Dr. Maharaj is regarded as one of the world's foremost experts on adult stem cells. He received his medical degree in 1978 from the University of Glasgow Medical School, Scotland. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine and Hematology at the University's Royal Infirmary.

Ralph W. Moss, PhD

Author of books such as Antioxidants Against Cancer, Cancer Therapy, Questioning Chemotherapy, and The Cancer Industry, as well as the award-winning PBS documentary "The Cancer War," Dr. Moss has independently evaluated the claims of various cancer treatments. He currently directs The Moss Reports, an updated library of detailed reports on more than 200 varieties of cancer diagnoses.

Michael D. Ozner, MD, FACC, FAHA

A board certified cardiologist specializing in cardiovascular disease prevention, Dr. Ozner serves as medical director for the Cardiovascular Prevention Institute of South Florida and is a noted national speaker on heart disease prevention. He is author of The Great American Heart Hoax, The Complete Mediterranean Diet and Heart Attack Proof. For more information visit www.drozner.com.

Jonathan V. Wright, MD

Medical director of the Tahoma Clinic in Tukwila, WA, Dr. Wright pioneered the use of bioidentical estrogens and DHEA in daily medical practice. He is author or co-author of 14 books, selling over 1.5 million copies. He received his MD from the University of Michigan and teaches natural biochemical medical treatments, which he has done since 1983.

Xiaoxi Wei, PhD

A chemist and expert in supramolecular assembly and development of synthetic transmembrane nanopores with distinguished selectivity via biomimetic nanoscience, Dr. Wei has expertise in ion channel function and characterization. She is the founder of X-Therma Inc., a company developing a radical new highway toward nontoxic, hyper-effective antifreeze agents that fight unwanted ice formation in regenerative medicine and reduce mechanical icing.