Sharon Moalem MD, PhD, is a physician, scientist and New York Times best selling author. His work brings together evolution,
genetics, biology and medicine to explain how the body works in new
and fascinating ways. Dr. Moalem has served as an associate
editor for the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and has published papers
in a wide variety of fields and topics ranging from what happens to
honeybees when they get sick, to the evolutionary advantages of
hemochromatosis and diabetes. While in college, he was presented as a gift to
His Majesty King Bhumibol Rama IXth of Thailand, for his 50th year of
reign, to help improve the care of young children at an HIV-positive
orphanage. Since then Dr. Moalem went on to cofound a biotech company
and develop an antimicrobial drug designed to address the growing
problem of superbug infections such as MRSA. Dr. Moalem and his work have been featured on CNN, in the
York Times, on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the Today Show, Bloomberg Night
Talk and in magazines such as New
Scientist, Elle, and Martha Stewart's Body + Soul, O-The Oprah Magazine, and Redbook. Dr.
Moalem's first book was the The New York Times bestseller Survival of the Sickest, published by HarperCollins.
Contact Sharon at askdrmoalem AT gmail DOT com.