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David Agus        

Co-Founder of Navigenics, Author of "The End of Illness" & Host of "The Checkup with Dr. David Agus"; Professor of Medicine & Engineering at the University of Southern California

David B. Agus is one of the world's leading doctors and pioneering biomedical researchers.

He is a professor of medicine and engineering at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine and Viterbi School of Engineering. He is the founding director and CEO of the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine at USC.

A medical oncologist, Dr. Agus leads a multidisciplinary team of researchers dedicated to the development and use of technologies to guide doctors in making healthcare decisions tailored to individual needs.

An international leader in new technologies and approaches for personalized healthcare, Dr. Agus serves in leadership roles at the World Economic Forum and other prestigious organizations. He is also a CBS News contributor.

Dr. Agus' is the host of "The Checkup with Dr. David Agus" on Paramount+, where A-list celebrities share their personal health issues during intimate conversations with Dr. Agus. He has spoken with Ashton Kutcher, Nick Cannon, Howie Mendel, Jane Fonda, Oprah, etc. and pairs deep, honest conversations with important medical topics from today's headlines.

Dr. Agus’ three books “The End of Illness”, “A Short Guide to a Long Life” and “The Lucky Years: How to Thrive in the Brave New World of Health” are all New York Times and international bestsellers. His most recent book is "The Book of Animal Secrets," where he takes readers on a ride through the animal kingdom and provides unique insights for their health. He is a 2017 recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.


‘Lucky Years’ Author Dr. David Agus Points to the Next Big Things in Health Care
Sky-high drug prices and rising insurance premiums may be grabbing the news headlines, but it's the breakthroughs in medical technology that are making this an exciting time for health care, said Dr. David Agus, author of The Lucky Years. "We are radically changing health care, and a lot of it is through data and technologies to identify which patient should take which drug, which in the long run makes us healthier and lowers costs. Dr. Agus' previous books include The End of Illness and A Short Guide to a Long Life. He is a professor of medicine and engineering at the University of Southern California, and heads its Westside Cancer Center and the Center for Applied Molecular Medicine.
New cancer studies may impact prevention and treatment - CBS ...
CBS News contributor Dr. David Agus, an oncologist who leads Westside Cancer Center at the University of Southern California, discussed the importance of ...
Dr. David Agus - CBS News
Dr. David Agus is a CBS News contributor, reporting on a broad range of medical topics for the division's broadcasts. He joined CBS News in May 2013 and has ...

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