David Agus, M.D.

Professor, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

David B. Agus, M.D., is one of the world’s leading cancer doctors and pioneering biomedical researchers. Over the past twenty years, he has received acclaim for his innovations in medicine and contributions to new technologies, which continue to change the perception of health and empower people around the world to maintain healthy lives. Dr. Agus is professor of medicine and engineering at the University of Southern California, where he leads USC’s Westside Cancer Center and Center for Applied Molecular Medicine. He serves as a CBS News contributor. An international leader in new technologies and approaches for personalized healthcare, he cofounded two revolutionary companies: Navigenics and Applied Proteomics. Dr. Agus’ first two books, The End of Illness and A Short Guide to a Long Life were New York Times and international best sellers, and he has a new book scheduled to be published January 5, 2016 with Simon & Schuster called The Lucky Years: How to Thrive in the Brave New World of Health.  For more details, please visit  You may also click here to learn more about the USC Institute for Genetic Medicine.   

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