Attila has picked the problem of ageing and the corresponding project of healthy lifespan extension as his exclusive professional motivation at the age of 14. After starting out as a mitochondrial and stem cell researcher, Attila turned his attention to proteomics and has been working as a proteomics bioinformatician for the past 7 years. He also has an MS degree in philosophy and in his philosophy thesis he has studied the philosophical, moral consequences of healthspan extension technologies.