David B. Agus

Professor of Medicine and Engineering; Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC

One of the world's leading doctors and pioneering biomedical researchers. Professor of medicine and engineering, University of Southern California (USC); founding CEO, USC's Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine. CBS News contributor. First book, The End of Illness, was published in 2012 and is a New York Times #1 and international best seller, and subject of a PBS special. Second book, New York Times best-selling A Short Guide to a Long Life, was published January 2014. Newest book, The Lucky Years: How to thrive in the brave new world of health, also a New York Times bestseller was published in 2016. Recipient, Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2017).