Dr. David Agus


Director, University of Southern California Center for Applied Molecular Medicine & Westside Cancer Center

To me, diseases like cancer are verbs. You're 'cancering'. And I want to bring you from 'cancering' or 'heart diseasing' to 'healthing'. And that's what we're pushing.

Dr. David B. Agus is a Professor of Medicine and Engineering at the University of Southern California and heads USC's Westside Cancer Center and the Center for Applied Molecular Medicine. Founder of Oncology.com, Applied Proteomics, and of Navigenics, he an international leader in new technologies and approaches for personalized healthcare. Dr. Agus has received various honors and awards, including the 2009 GQ Magazine Rockstar of Science Award. His book, The End of Illness will be published in December.



Sunday, October 09

CIW Talk: Health & Wellness

In 1900 the average person in the US lived to the age of 43; by 2000 it was 75. Based on the current breakthroughs in healthcare and technology,... read more
Speakers: Dr. David Agus, Dr. Rick Hanson, Dr. Milton & Dr. Fred Ochieng, Glen Tullman, Fran Drescher, Dr. Sanjay Gupta
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue

Follow @DavidAgus


Apply a Promo Code

Chicago Ideas Week Oct 17 – 23, 2016

Become a Member today and get 10% off your ticket purchase Become a Member