David Agus

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

David Agus Biography

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 the founding CEO of USC’s Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine. He is one of the world’s leading physicians and the co-founder of several pioneering personalized medicine companies. Over the past twenty-five years, he has received acclaim for his innovations in medicine and contributions to new technologies that will change how all of us maintain optimal health. He has also built a reputation for having a unique way of looking at the relationship of the human body to health and disease. He explains, “Sometimes you have to go to war to understand peace. My work on the front lines of the cancer war has taught me a lot about all things health-related, much of which is surprising and goes against conventional wisdom.” As a contributor to CBS News, he comments on important health topics regularly on television.

Dr. Agus specializes in treating patients with advanced cancer. His clinical responsibilities include the development of clinical trials for new drugs and treatments for cancer, supported by the National Cancer Institute and other private foundations (he has no financial ties to pharmaceutical companies). He serves leadership roles at the World Economic Forum, among other prestigious organizations, and is a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. After earning his BA from Princeton University and medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed his medical residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital, a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, and an oncology fellowship at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Agus’ first book, "The End of Illness," was published in 2012 and is a New York Times #1 and international bestseller, and subject of a PBS special. His second book, New York Times best-selling "A Short Guide to a Long Life," was published January 2014, and his 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.

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David Agus Videos

In Conversation: David B. Agus and Indigo CEO Heather Reisman
Fareed Zakaria - David Agus M.D. on How to live longer - YouTube
Dr. David Agus: "The End of Illness" | Talks at Google - YouTube

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David Agus is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book David Agus for your event is $30,000 - $75,000. David Agus generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling David Agus for an upcoming event.

David Agus Videos

In Conversation: David B. Agus and Indigo CEO Heather Reisman
Fareed Zakaria - David Agus M.D. on How to live longer - YouTube
Dr. David Agus: "The End of Illness" | Talks at Google - YouTube
TEDxUSC - Dr. David B Agus - Technology and the Future of Medicine
David Agus, M.D., "A Short Guide to a Long Life" - YouTube

David Agus News

  • ‘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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