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David B. Agus        

Professor of Medicine and Engineering at the University of Southern California, Co-Founder of Navigenics & Author of "The End of Illness"

David Agus is a 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 is one of the world’s leading cancer doctors and most pioneering biomedical researchers, and has received much acclaim for his innovations in medicine and contributions to new technologies. Agus co-founded two personalized medicine companies, Navigenics and Applied Proteomics, and has written two books: The End of Illness and A Short Guide to a Long Life, both New York Times best-sellers. He also serves as a CBS News contributor.

Speech Topics

Future Health 2020 - A Vision for Personal and Corporate Health in the Next Decade

Healthcare is at a remarkable inflection point and advances are happening at a rapid pace, like never before. Dr. Agus will explain the landscape and the advances and discuss a program for the individual and corporation to benefit from these advances.

Worldwide Status of Health Care and Technology

This talk is geared to a more global view than just US. Dr. Agus will discuss some of the major obstacles facing health on both a local and international level.

Health as a Complex System

Dr. Agus will give a framework for understanding the body as a complex emergent system and how that fits into the big picture of health.

The End of Illness

Dr. Agus offers insights and access to breathtaking and powerful new technologies that promise to transform medicine in our generation. In the course of offering recommendations, he emphasizes his belief that there is no “right” answer, no master guide that’s “one size fits all.” Each one of us must get to know our bodies in uniquely personal ways, and he shows us exactly how to do that so that we can individually create a plan to live longer. This groundbreaking approach will change not only how we care for ourselves but also how we develop the next generation of treatments and cures.


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 ...

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 ...

‘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.

David B. Agus, MD: Home

A Brave New World of Medicine Is Upon Us. home-portrait Imagine being able to get fit and lose weight without dieting, train your immune system to naturally ...

An Excerpt From 'The Lucky Years' by David B. Agus

The secrets to your health and longevity are hiding within you. An excerpt from " The Lucky Years" by David B. Agus.

David B. Agus | Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schuster

David B. Agus, MD, author of the New York Times and international bestsellers The End of Illness and A Short Guide to a Long Life, is a professor of medicine ...

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