Raiany Romanni

Researcher, Harvard Medical School

Raiany Romanni is a researcher in bioethics at Harvard Medical School (HMS), where she focuses on the ethical implications of longevity research conducted in HMS labs and beyond.

Raiany has published extensively on the subject of death, with articles in philosophical journals dealing with theories from Freud to Nietzsche, and most recently, the ABC article on the ethics behind life-extending technologies, which received nearly 100,000 views in one week. For her PhD dissertation in German Philosophy, at Brown University, she is working on a non-fiction book that investigates why 21st century, secular humans insist on narrating aging as a mystical, tabooed phenomenon.