Ben Best

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Ben Best giving a lecture to high school students at the Cryonics Institute.

Ben Best was President and CEO of the Cryonics Institute, the world's second largest cryonics organization, for nine years (between 2003 and 2012). Best is a well-known activist in cryonics and life extension advocacy.[1][2][3][4][5][6] (YouTube Video of German conference) He holds undergraduate degrees in pharmacy from the University of British Columbia, and physics and computing science (BSc), and finance (BBA) from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada. Best is also certified as a Professional Registered Parliamentarian by the National Association of Parliamentarians.[7] He currently works for the Life Extension Foundation.[8]


  1. ^ Greenhouse, Kim (20 January 2010). "Cryonics and the State of the Industry". Radio interview with Ben Best. The Rainmaking Company. Archived from the original on 2 January 2013. Retrieved 28 November 2012.
  2. ^ de Wolf, Aschwin (6 August 2008). "Interview with Cryonics Institute president Ben Best". Depressed Metabolism. Evidence-based Cryonics. Retrieved 28 November 2012.
  3. ^ "A tour of the Cryonics Institute in Clinton Township". DETROIT NEWS. YouTube. 4 January 2010. Retrieved 14 October 2013.
  4. ^ Bär, Nora (1 June 2012). "En el futuro podremos vivir mil años (In the future we will live a thousand years)". LA NACION ( Retrieved 28 November 2012.
  5. ^ Maldonado, Nicolas (1 June 2012). "Congelamiento de cuerpos: el sueño de la vida después de la muerte (Freezing of bodies: the dream of life after death)". EL DIA. Retrieved 28 November 2012.
  6. ^ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Angewandte Biostase e.V (2 March 2013). "Applied Cryobiology – Scientific Symposium on Cryonics". Symposium 2010. German Society for Applied Biostasis (DGAB). Archived from the original on 7 October 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2013.
  7. ^ "Members List". Plantation Unit of Parliamentarians. ORGSITES.COM. 1 September 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2013.
  8. ^ Faloon, William (January 2013). "Conference Report: Ellison Medical Foundation Colloquium on Aging". Preamble. Life Extension Foundation. Retrieved 1 March 2013.

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