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Eric Jeffrey Topol is an American cardiologist, scientist, and author. He is the founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, a professor of Molecular Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute, and a senior consultant at the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California.
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The Premonition
A Pandemic Story
Michael Lewis - 2021-05-04
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For those who could read between the lines, the censored news out of China was terrifying. But the president insisted there was nothing to worry about.Fortunately, we are still a nation of skeptics. Fortunately, there are those among us who study pandemics and are willing to look unflinchingly at worst-case scenarios. Michael Lewis’s taut and brill...
Eric Topol
2021-06-04T18:03:59.000Z
The extraordinary book, The Premonition, by Michael Lewis, is the subject of our conversation. It gets behinds the scenes of public health/CDC long before and during the pandemic. We spoke just days before the fatal car accident of his 19-year-old daughter      source
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The Code Breaker
Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race
Walter Isaacson - 2021-03-09
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The bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs returns with a gripping account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off viruses, and have healthier babies.When Jennifer Doudna was in sixth grade, she came home one day to find that her dad had left a ...
Eric Topol
2021-03-09T13:25:44.000Z
Today is the birthday of THE CODE BREAKER, the best book I've read in years, a page turner, by the master biographer—@WalterIsaacson No wonder it's the #1 book on Amazon. 🙏 for bringing genetics, genome editing, #CRISPR to the forefront, the life science breakthrough of our era      source