In 1996, Dr. Edmund Chein founded the American Academy of Longevity Medicine following his success as founder and medical director of the Palm Springs Life Extension Institute. The American Academy of Longevity Medicine was founded to encourage dialogue among scientists and medical professionals in the hormone replacement research field. Dr. Chein's findings have been featured in publications such as Newsweek, Health and Medicine for Physicians, Ability and Cosmpolitan. He has also been featured on CBS News with Dan Rather, The Montel Williams Show, PBS Report, and in numerous publications and programs around the world. Dr. Chein's research was critical in removing FDA bans on the use of HGH hormones in adults to prevent and reverse the signs of physical aging.