Dr. David Agus

Professor, USC Keck School of Medicine and Viterbi School of Engineering; CBS News Contributor

Dr. David B. Agus is one of the world’s leading cancer doctors and pioneering biomedical researchers. Over the past twenty years, he has received acclaim for his innovations in medicine and contributions to new technologies, which continue to change the perception of health and empower people around the world to maintain healthy lives, longer. A professor of medicine and engineering at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and Viterbi School of Engineering, he leads USC’s Westside Cancer Center and Center for Applied Molecular Medicine. He also serves as a CBS News contributor and cofounded two revolutionary companies in personalized medicine: Navigenics and Applied Proteomics. He’s a New York Times bestselling author of The End of Illness and A Short Guide to a Long Life.