About the Author: Henry Marsh

Henry Thomas Marsh was born 5 March 1950. Marsh attended the Dragon School in Oxford and Westminster School in London. Later he studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at University College, Oxford University, achieving First Class Honours, before graduating with Honours in Medicine from the Royal Free Medical School. Marsh is a leading English neurosurgeon, and a pioneer of neurosurgical [...]

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About the Author: Abraham Verghese

Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP, is Professor and Linda R. Meier and Joan F. Lane Provostial Professor, and Vice Chair for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the School of Medicine at Stanford University. He is also a critically acclaimed, best-selling author and a physician with an international reputation for his focus on healing in an era [...]

By | 2017-10-01T15:49:23+00:00 August 1st, 2017|About the Author, Last Month's Book|0 Comments

About the Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee

Hematologist, oncologist and author Siddhartha Mukherjee was born in New Delhi, India in 1970. In 1989. As a biology major at Stanford University, he worked in Nobel Laureate Paul Berg's laboratory, defining cellular genes that change the behaviours of cancer cells. He completed his B.S. degree in 1993. From there, Mukherjee attended the University of Oxford where he [...]

By | 2017-10-01T14:39:19+00:00 June 26th, 2017|About the Author, Last Month's Book|0 Comments

About the Author: Eric Topol

Eric's Bio from Leigh Bureau Healthcare today is in the midst of a thrilling transformation: the rise of digital medicine. Mobile technology and cheaper gene sequencing are opening the door to a whole new kind of care. Patients, who have tools as good as their doctors, are becoming true partners in caring for themselves. Portable devices are [...]

By | 2017-10-01T14:53:12+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|About the Author, Past Books|0 Comments

About the Author: Jerome Groopman

Dr. Groopman holds the Dina and Raphael Recanati Chair of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and is Chief of Experimental Medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He has published more than 150 scientific articles and serves on many scientific editorial boards. He is also a staff writer at The New Yorker and [...]

By | 2016-12-16T04:59:16+00:00 October 1st, 2016|About the Author, Past Books|0 Comments

About the Author: Rebecca Skloot

Rebecca Skloot began her brilliant writing career with a Master of Fine Arts in nonfiction at the University of Pittsburgh. She is an award-winning science writer and editor, and a former correspondent for NPR’s Radiolab and PBS’s NOVA scienceNOW. She specializes in narrative science writing and has explored a wide range of topics from goldfish surgery [...]

By | 2016-11-03T04:17:35+00:00 September 1st, 2016|About the Author, Past Books|0 Comments

About the Author: Lisa Genova

Lisa Genova graduated valedictorian, summa cum laude from Bates College with a degree in Biopsychology and has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard University. Acclaimed as the Oliver Sacks of fiction and the Michael Crichton of brain science, she is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels Still Alice, Left Neglected, Love Anthony, [...]

By | 2016-10-01T19:53:48+00:00 August 1st, 2016|About the Author, Past Books|0 Comments

About the Author: Samuel Shem

Samuel Shem, pen name of Stephen Bergman, is a doctor, novelist, playwright, essayist and activist. Dr. Bergman was a graduate of Harvard, a Rhodes scholar at Balliol College, Oxford, where he completed a D.Phil. in physiology, and a graduate of Harvard Medical School. Following his schooling and formal training he was on faculty at Harvard [...]

By | 2016-09-01T20:21:27+00:00 July 4th, 2016|About the Author, Past Books|0 Comments