About the Author
Sharon du Moalem, MD, PhD, is an award-winning physician, scientist, inventor, and New York Times bestselling author whose books have been translated into more than 35 languages. He has been awarded more than 21 patents worldwide for his inventions in the fields of biotechnology and human health. His scientific work led to the discovery of a first-in-class member of a novel class of antibiotic compounds directed against multi-resistant or “superbug” microorganisms such as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Dr. Moalem has also cofounded three biotechnology companies and has served as an associate editor for the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr. Moalem and his research have been featured on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the Today show, the New York Times, CNN, Good Morning America, O: The Oprah Magazine, and New Scientist. He lives in New York City.