David B. Agus, M.D. Professor of Medicine and Engineering, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and Viterbi School of Engineering; Head of U.S.C.’s Westside Cancer Center and the Center for Applied Molecular Medicine

Dr. David B. Agus is a professor of medicine and engineering at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and Viterbi School of Engineering and heads U.S.C.’s Westside Cancer Center and the Center for Applied Molecular Medicine. He is one of the world’s leading cancer doctors, and the co-founder of two pioneering personalized medicine companies, Navigenics and Applied Proteomics. Dr. Agus is an international leader in new technologies and approaches for personalized healthcare, chairs the Global Agenda Council (GAC) on Genetics for the World Economic Forum, and speaks regularly at TEDMED, the Aspen Ideas Festival and the World Economic Forum. He has received numerous awards, including the 2009 GQ Magazine Rockstar of Science Award. Dr. Agus’ first book called “The End of Illness” was published in January, 2012 from Simon & Schuster and is a New York Times #1 best seller.