Dr. Sharon Moalem
SHARON MOALEM, M.D., Ph.D., 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 25 patents worldwide for his inventions in the fields of biotechnology and human health. Dr. Moalem has also cofounded three biotech companies and has served as an associate editor for the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. His scientific work led to the discovery of a first-in-class member of a novel class of antibiotic compounds directed against multiresistant or “super-bug” microorganisms such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). His clinical work also led to his discovery of two new genetic conditions. Dr. Moalem’s current research focus illuminates how historical nutritional and dietary choices impacted and shaped genetic differences across human populations. Dr. Moalem and his research have been featured on “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart, “Today,” CNN, “Good Morning America,” and in the New York Times, O: The Oprah Magazine, and New Scientist. He lives in New York City.