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    Sam Parnia

    Director of Resuscitation Research, State University of New York–Stony Brook

    A leading expert on the scientific study of death and cardiac arrest, Sam Parnia is the director of resuscitation research at the State University of New York. He graduated in medicine from the University of London and was awarded a Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology before completing critical care training at Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York. As well as publishing in leading medical peer-reviewed journals, he is the author of "The New York Times" bestseller, "Erasing Death" and "What Happens When We Die". His work has featured in CNN, NBC, USA Today, Newsweek, Time.com and the BBC.

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